1876 US Centennial Exposition Nevada Dollar Medal

Approximate Current Value: $2,232

Diameter: 38.0 mm
Mintage/Proof: /
Weight: NA
Metal: Various
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History, Information, and Value of 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition and the Nevada Dollar Medal

This small medal commemorated the Nevada Centennial. In 1876 there were 2,526 medals struck at the Mint, all in varying degrees of fineness of silver. The obverse displays a Nevada mining scene. Around the outer edge of the medal the legend reads, “NEVADA; MADE FROM NEVADA ORE AT INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION ; ALL FOR OUR COUNTRY.” The reverse displays two men flanking the LIberty Bell. The legend around the outer rim reads, “1776 CENTENNIAL 1876; LET GOD BE WITH US AS HE WAS WITH OUR FATHERS.”