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General U.S. Grant Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10656
Date: 
1868
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/8 in. ( 6.1 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "(1868)" Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "HUGUES BOVY FECIT . GENEVE (SUISSE)
Description: 
Bronze 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."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group