This article was originally printed in the latest issue of Numismatic News.
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The Lane County, Ore., Public Works Department will release the 11th medal in a series of 17 covered bridge commemorative medals on Nov. 20 in continuation of celebrating Lane County’s heritage of covered bridges. A total of 325 Deadwood Covered Bridge medals have been produced. The first 25 are numbered.
From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 20, 150 non-numbered medals will be available at the Annual Holiday Bazaar in the West Lane Shopping Center in Veneta, Ore. They cost $35 each and are limited to five per person. An auction of the numbered medals will take place at noon that day.
Beginning Nov. 22, the remaining non-numbered medals will be available for purchase online at http://ecomm.lanecounty.org. Credit card orders can be called in to (541) 682-6913, or (800) 826-8978. Shipping costs $4 per medal.