Daniel Webster Commemorative Medal
Bronze; wood, leather, silk, paper
case: 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 15/16 in. ( 10.8 x 10.8 x 2.4 cm )
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting nude male bust facing right with legend: "DANIEL WEBSTER." Reverse bears commemorative column at center, surmounted by globe, with inscription at the base: "I STILL LIVE"; buildings in backgroun on either side; legend around field: "LIBERTY AND UNION, NOW AND FOREVER, ONE AND INSEPARABLE"; all surrounded by laurel wreath with shield at the bow point. Medal is inset into square black fitted leather case with red silk velvet interior.
Gift of John V. Irwin
Inscription: obverse, at lower center of field: "C.C.WRIGHT. D&P."
Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at left: "MEADE. BROS. DAG:"
Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at right: "F.W.GREEN. PUB:"
Inscription: case cover, embossed in gold: "WEBSTER"
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