1887 MA Charitable Mechanics 16th Exhibition Medal

Approximate Current Value: $97

Diameter: 51.0 mm
Mintage/Proof: /
Weight: 61.0 grams
Metal: Silver
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History, Information, and Value of 1887 Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association 16th Exhibition Medal

This medal was commissioned by the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association. The obverse displays a woman sitting and facing to the left. She is surrounded by various scientific and industrial tools. The legend around reads, “BE JUST AND FEAR NOT; F.N. MITCHELL SC.” The reverse displays a wreath surrounded by the legend along the outer edge of the medal. At the top is an arm and a hammer. The legend reads, “AWARDED TO THE FIFTEENTH EXHIBITION 1884, MASSACHUSETTS CHARITABLE MECHANIC ASSOCIATION. FOUNDED 1795; INC. 1806; BE JUST AND FEAR NOT.”