1970 Japan - Tokyo Expo - Medal Pair - Bronze and Sterling Silver
This set of two medallions was struck to commemorate the World Exposition in Osaka Japan in 1970.
Three medals were struck in total. One of Gold, one of silver, and one of bronze.
The silver medal was designed by Churyo Sato.
"As the budding tree shows eternal growth, so does this medal signify the spirit of prosperity and harmony on mankind."
It weighs 18.5 grams and has a diameter of 34mm.
The bronze medal was designed by Shigeo Fukuda and is dedicated to man reaching out towards space subsuming the endless progress of the 20th Century and praying for the harmony of peace and goodwill of mankind.
It weighs 15.7 grams and has a diameter of 34mm.
They have both stood the test of time (50+years) well, and have been imaged in high resolution for your inspection.
Supplied in a brand new 2x2 coin holder.