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Martinez Chamber of Commerce


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This John Muir Medal was struck from 12 gauge metal, approximately 3/32 inch thick and diameter of 1 - 9/16 inches. On the obverse side is the finely sculptured bas-relief of the latest photograph of John Muir. On the reverse side is shown his old home. 10,000 of the medals were struck in golden bronze and 3,000 in serially numbered silver. The antique bronze and silver medals are limited in number as indicated.

The legend on the obverse side reads: "Naturalist, Founder of National Parks, John Muir, April 21, 1838 - Dec 24, 1914, Martinez Area Chamber of Commerce." The legend on the reverse side reads: "Home of John Muir - Martinez, California, Commemorative Medal."


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