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First Steam Coinage Mint & Treasury Medal

Object Number: 
1210
Date: 
1836
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.8 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing Liberty cap in a glory, inscribed: "LIBERTY." Reverse bears inscription within central roundel: "FIRST/STEAM/COINAGE/MAR. 23"; legend around line border: "UNITED STATES MINT/1836."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group