General Ulysses S. Grant Centenary Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3875
Date: 
1922
Medium: 
Brass; paper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.1 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "W & H CO/NEWARK NJ" Inscription: envelope, in red: "Grant/Centenary Medal/1922"
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse depicting clothed bust of Ulysses S. Grant facing three quarters to the right and flanked by dates "1822" and "1922"; surrounding legend: "IN COMMEMORATION OF THE CENTENARY OF GENERAL GRANT." Reverse depicts fenced in house with surrounding legend: "BIRTHPLACE OF GENERAL GRANT/POINT PLEASANT, OHIO."
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Creative: Tronvig Group