Western Pa Numismatic Society

Western Pennsylvania Numismatic Society

Pittsburgh Exposition Medals

The Western Pennsylvania Numismatic Society was founded on June 14, 1878 in Pittsburgh, PA. To publicize the club and promote the hobby an exhibit was mounted at the Great Pittsburgh Exposition of 1878 and 1879; souvenir medals were issued for the event.
For the full story of the WPNS see Wayne K. Homren's article at
http://www.coinlibrary.com/wpns/club_wpns_history.html


1878 WPNS / Pittsburgh Expo Medal

Silver, 36mm
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Copper, 36mm
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Brass, 36mm

White metal, 36mm


1879 WPNS / Pittsburgh Expo Medal

Silver, 36mm

Copper, 36mm
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Brass, 34.6mm

White metal, 36mm




1978 WPNS Centennial Medal

Brass, 51mm
     This medal issued for the Centennial of the Western Pennsylvania Numismatic Society features George H. Lovett's original image as part of the obverse design.