1956 Rochester Pittsburgh Coal Co. 75th Anniversary Medal Paperweight Volcanus - Lewis Iselin

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1956 Rochester Pittsburgh Coal Co. 75th Anniversary Medal Paperweight Volcanus - Lewis Iselin

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This is a massive medal / paperweight issued by the Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal Company in 1956 to celebrate it's 75th anniversary. The sculptor was Lewis Iselin.

Cast in bronze, it is 110 mm (about 4 3/8) in diameter. It weighs just over 1 1/2 pounds.

The obverse is a striking portrait of Volcanus, the Roman God of Fire.

The reverse has the company initials R P in bold at the center, with the legend 1881 1956, in roman numerals.

The medal is in excellent condition with no wear or distracting marks.

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