1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration medal by Emil Fuchs. Silver. 51 mm. Inscription on rear: Marked: (obverse) DISCOVERY OF THE HUDSON / RIVER” by HUDSON A D MDCIX /THE AMERICAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY / HUDSON-FULTON CELEBRATION COMM. /HALVE MAINE, (reverse) ROBERT FULTON /1765-1915 / FIRST USE OF STEAM IN NAVIGATION ON THE HUDSON RIVER / 1807.
Signed: (obverse) E. FUCHS / (reverse) E. FUCHS. Private collection. [Click twice on images to enlarge them.]
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