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Medal: US Seattle World's Fair Century 21 Exposition Medal  1962
Medal: US Seattle World's Fair Century 21 Exposition Medal 1962

This is a trade dollar medal from the 1962 Seattle World's Fair Century 21 Exposition. It was redeemable for one dollar in trade anywhere on the exposition grounds - as well as any participating local businesses - through October 21, 1962.

It is made of bronze and is approximately 38mm in diameter. The obverse shows a monorail looping around the Space Needle with Mount Rainier in the background. To the left of the Space Needle is an image of the state of Washington on the globe.

This medal has an average retail value of about $5 (U.S. dollars) in uncirculated condition.

Coin: 19706 , Genre: Medals
Requested by: lisa, Wed, 05-Aug-2015 00:36:41 GMT
Answered by: Todd, Wed, 05-Aug-2015 02:58:18 GMT
Requester description: 1962 There is a picture of the Space Needle, the Monorail, Mt. Rainier and a world globe with just Washington State on it. Also a '21' at the bottom. $1 Century 21 Exposition
In trade during Americas Space Age Worlds Fair.

Seattle U.S.A. 1962
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Comments

There was a silver edition of this coin. (I have one) What was the metal it was made from? reason it was silver?
- Stan
Hi Stan -- I don't doubt for a minute that you have a silver example of this token, but we do not know anything about it. If you take your coin to a jeweler, he or she can tell you what metal it is made from. - CoinQuest (Paul)

  

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