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Help with value, Louisiana to Zachary Taylor medal

2windy2fish2windy2fish Posts: 817 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited February 21, 2024 8:25AM in U.S. Coin Forum

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I have never seen one of these, anyone one of our numismatic veterans here that can help with a value?
These photos are from Google, still waiting for actual pics of the medal…
Thank you!

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    GoldenEggGoldenEgg Posts: 1,923 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Stack’s has a couple sales results, but they’re over a decade old. Pricing probably isn’t too far off from that though. Pricing will be eye-appeal dependent, not necessarily grade dependent.

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    tcollectstcollects Posts: 844 ✭✭✭✭

    I always liked this medal, you can imagine that pelican is about to cough some chewed up fish into its babies' mouths, what a metaphor

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    jonathanbjonathanb Posts: 3,425 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The letters in the legends appear to be very low relief with rounded edges. I can't tell if the medal really looks like that or I'm reading the picture wrong.

    The letters in the legends of this medal should have very square, very sharp edges. It's a bad sign if that's not the case.

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