Marquis de Lafayette Bicentennial Award Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3787
Date: 
1957
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.9 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "M. Delannoy" Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting clothed bust of Lafayette facing left with legend: "LAFAYETTE 1757-1834." Reverse bears inscription within central roundel: "1957/LA BONNE VOLONTE/FRANCO-AMERICAINE/A"; legend below: "JAMES HAZEN HYDE."
Credit Line: 
Gift of James Hazen Hyde
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group