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Japanese Embassy Commemorative Medal

Japanese Embassy Commemorative Medal
Japanese Embassy Commemorative Medal
Title
Japanese Embassy Commemorative Medal
Date 
After 1861
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with clothed bust of James Buchanan facing right with legend: "JAMES BUCHANAN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES." Reverse bears an inscription within oak wreath: "IN/COMMEMORATION/OF THE/FIRST EMBASSY FROM/JAPAN/TO THE/UNITED STATES/1860."
Object Number 
1145
Marks 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "Paquet. F." inscription: reverse, below field, at center: "Paquet. F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group