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Medal - Centennial Great Seal of the United States, United States of America, 1882 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 36590

Summary:
Medal Centennial Great Seal of the united States of America 1782-1882, issued by the United States of America, 1882.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 63 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: public events
DateEra: 1882 AD
Obverse Description: The obverse of the Great Seal of the United States, an eagle bearing in its beak a ribbon with, E PLURIBUS UNUM; in it's talons it has an olive branch and arrows; on the breast, the shield of the United States; around above, radiate clouds, and around head, stars.
Reverse Description: The proposed reverse of the Seal, a thirteen step pyramid capped by the Eye of Providence within a triangle in a blaze of glory; the pyramid divides the dates 1782 1882 and has the date MDCCLXXVI on it's base; around above, ANNUIT COEPTIS; in exergue, NOVUS ORDO SECLORUM
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: United States of America

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