General U.S. Grant Commemorative Medal

General U.S. Grant Commemorative Medal
General U.S. Grant Commemorative Medal
Title
General U.S. Grant Commemorative Medal
Date 
1868
Medium 
Copper
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm )
Description 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of General Grant with legend: "GENERAL U.S. GRANT." Reverse contains inscription at center: "PATIENT OF TOIL,/SERENE AMIDST ALARMS,/INFLEXIBLE IN FAITH,/INVINCIBLE IN ARMS"; surrounding legend: "I INTEND TO FIGHT IT OUT ON THIS LINE IF IT TAKES ALL SUMMER."
Object Number 
1947.121
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "(1868)" Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "HUGUES BOVY FECIT . GENEVE (SUISSE)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group