diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Zachary Taylor facing right with legend: "MAJOR GENERAL ZACHARY TAYLOR." Reverse bears inscription within oak wreath: "RESOLUTION/OF/CONGRESS/MARCH 2ND 1847/MONTEREY/SEPTEMBER 1846."
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