Horatio C. Burchard Mint and Treasury Medal

Object Number: 
1233
Date: 
1879-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "C. BARBER F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Horatio Burchard facing left with legend: "HORATIO C. BURCHARD." Reverse contains inscription enclosed within open laurel wreath: "DIRECTOR/OF THE/MINT/OF THE/UNITED STATES/APPOINTED FEB. 22./1879."
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Creative: Tronvig Group