BALTIMORE (WJZ) — If you wanted to own a piece of Baltimore history, you have unfortunately run out of time.
The Baltimore Museum of Industry has sold out of medallions made from the iconic “D” in the former Domino Sugars sign, which sat atop the the company’s refinery in South Baltimore.READ MORE: Baltimore County Officer Opened Fire On Driver Trying To Flee Traffic Stop: Police
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The “D” in the sign experienced the most damage from rust and was not salvageable, the museum said on its website.
Domino made 500 medallions for employees at the plant and gave another 355 to the museum to sell to the public.MORE NEWS: ‘It’s Probably Everywhere’ Concern Grows About Omicron Covid Variant In Maryland As Positivity Rate Jumps Above 5%; Hogan To Speak Wednesday
Each coin-like medallion is encased in plastic and comes with a certificate of authenticity from the museum.