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Medallion: Andrew Jackson

Object Number: 
INV.3461
Date: 
1866
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.1 cm )
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse bearing clothed bust of Andrew Johnson with surrounding legend: "ANDREW JOHNSON/17th PRESIDENT OF THE U.S." Reverse contains ornate shield bearing seal of New York, at center, with legend: "PUBLIC RECEPTION AND BANQUET/BY THE MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES/AUG. 29. 1866"; inscription: "OF/NEW YORK CITY."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group