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Medal - U.S. Grant President, United States of America, circa 1870 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 36548

Summary:
Medal issued to commemorate the Presidency or inauguration of President U.S. Grant, by the United States of America, circa 1870. It was issued as part of the Medal Series of the US Mint.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 46 mm (Diameter)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: political leaders
DateEra: circa 1870 AD
Obverse Description: A bare head of Grant facing right; around, U.S. GRANT PRESIDENT UNITED STATES; below in small lettering the artist's name, W BARBER F.
Reverse Description: The legend on a plaque between oak branches, LIBERTY / THE TRUE FOUNDATION / OF HUMAN GOVERNMENT / VIDE U.S.G. LETTERS.; below, MEDAL SERIES OF THE U.S MINT
Edge Description: The edge is plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: United States of America
Artist: William Barber - United States Mint, Philadelphia
Person Depicted: President Ulysses Grant - United States Government

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