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C50-01 brass medal, 40.5 mm
Seventh Annual Convention
Centralia, Washington, May 20-21, 1950
The 1950 PNNA medals carry a replica (in the center) of the 1820 Northwest Company "beaver" token.
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C50-02 bronze (or bronzed) medal, 40.5 mm
Seventh Annual Convention
Centralia, Washington, May 20-21, 1950
The original 1820 Northwest Company "beaver" tokens were made in both brass and bronze. See below regarding "all bronze" versus "bronzed center" on the 1950 medals.
1950
C50-02 bronze (or bronzed) medal, 40.5 mm
C50-02a brass medal with bronzed center, 40.5 mm
These two specimens from the Mikat collection, taken under identical lighting, illustrate the apparent difference between the all-bronze medal and the brass medal with bronzed center. The all-bronze piece (left) is slightly heavier (24.2 vs. 23.8 grams).
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C50-03 gold-plated medal, 40.5 mm
Seventh Annual Convention
Centralia, Washington, May 20-21, 1950
Reports indicate that only three sets of the gold-plated, aluminum and silver medals were produced.
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C50-04 aluminum medal, 40.5 mm
Seventh Annual Convention
Centralia, Washington, May 20-21, 1950
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C50-05 silver medal, 40.5 mm
Seventh Annual Convention
Centralia, Washington, May 20-21, 1950