South Carolina Tricentennial, (woman and palmetto tree) / (scene at Charlestown Landing) - round, bronze, high relief, au. Made by Medallic Art Company. Note that the companion medal was made in Silver struck at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia by order of U.S. Congress. Very attractive medal.Attractive Commemorative Medal with a high relief Engraving of the South Carolina State Seal and the verso depicts another high relief of a ship in Charleston harbor with trees and a Native American Indian in a canoe along the shoreline. The medal weighs 8.9 oz and is in Fine Condition! An historic collectible artifact of the State of South Carolina.
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Early History of the State of South Carolina South Carolina is one of the 13 original colonies of the United States. Part of the South, its history is marked by an enduring attachment to political independence, whether from overseas or federal control. A cornerstone of mercantilism and the slave trade, South Carolina was the first state to declare its secession; the resulting formation of the Confederate States of America started the American Civil War. The proprietary colony of Carolina was first settled at Charles Town (modern day Charleston) in 1670, mostly ... read more