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CNG 91, Lot: 1704. Estimate $150.
Sold for $475. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

UNITED STATES. Æ Plaque (63x47mm, 53.75 g, 12h). Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the University of Wisconsin. By V. D. Brenner. Dated 1904. NVMEN/LVMEN (His name is our light, the motto of the University of Wisconsin), youth ascending hill, holding torch / Campus view; below, wreath and ·THE·/VNIVERSITY/OF WISCONSIN/COMMEMORATES/·FIFTY YEARS·/OF SERVICE·TO· THE/COMMONWEALTH/·1904·. Brenner 39; For an article on the medal, see “The Brenner Bronze Jubilee Plaque,” by James D. Butler in The Wisconsin Alumni Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 1 (Oct. 1904), pp. 43-5. EF. Rare.

Duplicates from the Kisch Medal Collection sold on behalf of the American Numismatic Society.