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So Called Dollars and Medals
« on: July 01, 2009, 02:55:46 PM »
Please share your stories,knowledge and expertise you have gained in all the years of collecting So Called Dollars and medals And please tell us why you started collecting and share any tips you may have.



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Re: So Called Dollars and Medals
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2009, 06:37:20 PM »
I was born in Wisconsin so I couldn't pass on this piece:









Quote from Hibler & Kappen:
Medal commemorates 100th anniversary as territory, not statehood, wisconsin having been admitted to Union May 29, 1848. Legislature created wisconsin Centennial Inc. 1933 with $500 appropriation, later increased. Celebration was state wide, highlight being presentation of pageant, "Centennial Cavalcade of wisconsin," in stadium of University of wisconsin, Madison, June 27-July 5, 1936; "witnessed by at least 75,000 spectators."

This was official medal, sponsored and designed by Commission, 1500 pieces struck in Bronze, sold for $1.

Obv. Capital building, clouds behind; at base on small ribbon 1936; smaller ediface to L; at base, on small ribbon 1836; avove all, around wisconsin Territorial Centennial; below all is prone animal (badger?) on dotted line.

Rev. Eagle in upper center panel; to L 19/ June / 27, to r. 36/ July/ 5' above at border Madison' below panel Official/Wisconsin/Centennial/Celebration; stars all around at border.

696. Bronze Size 24. Very scarce

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Re: So Called Dollars and Medals
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2009, 06:53:02 PM »
No expertise here, but a vital link for anyone with questions or a need for a reference guide for so-called dollars.



http://www.so-calleddollars.com/index.html



please visit my website - http://jetoncollector.com/index.html

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Re: So Called Dollars and Medals
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2009, 06:33:30 PM »
Thanks for posting the link.
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Re: So Called Dollars and Medals
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2011, 12:20:04 PM »
Took some new images