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Donner Party Commemorative Medal
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This Donner Party commemorative medal was issued by the National Collectors Mint.
Copies were sold at the Donner Memorial State Park.
 
The Donner Party was a group of pioneers who attempted to cross the California Sierra Nevada
mountains in the winter of 1846 to 1847.
 
Not all of them made it.
Donner Party, California
1. Donner Party Commemorative Medal, California
 
Bronze, 38mm, 23.18gm
 
Obverse:
THE DONNER PARTY
1846 WINTER 1847
DD (Designer) NCM (National Collector's Mint)
 
Reverse:
DONNER LAKE
NEVADA COUNTY CALIFORNIA
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