1930 Southern Railway System Centennial Medal. Bronze. 88.6 mm. By Paul Manship. Mint State. Obv: Mercury, in classic Art Deco style, bearing a model of an antique steam locomotive, flying above the front part of a modern locomotive engine. Inscription SOUTHERN RAILWAY SYSTEM CENTENNIAL / SOUTH CAROLINA 1830 . VIRGINIA 1831 . ALABAMA 1832 around. Rev: Inscription A CENTURY OF SERVICE CARRYING TO MARKET THE FRUITS OF THE EARTH around a central cornucopia with CORN . COTTON above and TOBACCO below. The edge is blank. This extremely elusive medal seldom appears on the market and collectors of Art Deco, Railroad and Paul Manship medals will all be competing for this one. From the Richard Jewell Collection.