Horatio C. Burchard Mint and Treasury Medal

Horatio C. Burchard Mint and Treasury Medal
Horatio C. Burchard Mint and Treasury Medal
Title
Horatio C. Burchard Mint and Treasury Medal
Date 
1879-1885
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
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."
Object Number 
1233
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "C. BARBER F."
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Creative: Tronvig Group