Detroit's 250th Anniversary Medal
1701 - 1951

SOLD EBAY $19.55

The obverse shows a cityscape of Detroit, including the waterfront including the “Civic Center” and lots of skyscrapers.  There is an inset of “Old Fort Ponchertrain 1701” on the right.  The inscription reads “Detroit’s 250th Birthday Festival”   “1951” and “Past  Present  Future.”  

The front depicts Antoine de Lamothe Cadillac arriving at the location of the future Detroit in a canoe. Native Americans are pictured awaiting him on the bank. This illustration is signed by Rene P. Chamberlan. The inscription reads: “Antoine de Lamothe Cadillac Founder of Detroit” at the top, and “250th Anniversary 1951” at the bottom.

Old Fort Ponchertrain 1701

Antoine Cadillac founded Detroit in 1701
The most famous car made in Detroit took it's name from it's founder.

maker: Medallic Art Co. N.Y. - Bronze

This is a huge medal!
diameter 2 7/8 inches, weighes over 6 ounces

very reasonable start price, no reserve, 14 day return privilege

USA Bidders: 1st class postage with tracking, $5.95

Foreign bidders: air mail, no tracking $14.95
FedEx with tracking $46.50