Great Seal Centennial Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
1241
Date: 
1882
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 7/16 in. ( 6.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right: "BARBER"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing the American eagle holding laurel branch and arrows; scroll inscribed "E PLURIBUS UNUM" in its beak; rays of light emanating from cloud above. Reverse depicts the all-seeing eye in triangle above unfinished pyramid dated on the bottom step: "MDCCLXXVI"; legend above: "ANNUIT COEPTIS"; dates flanking pyramid: "1782 1882"; inscription in exergue: "NOVUS ORDO SECLORUM."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group