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Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant Medal

Object Number: 
ca. 1873
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.1 cm )
Inscription: obverse; at lower center, in round brackets: "ISAAC F. WOODS/MEMORIAL SERIES"
Copper struck medal with obverse depicting seal of Boston Numismatic Society with legend: "PRESIDENCY OF ULYSSES S. GRANT/1873/BOSTON NUMISMATIC SOCIETY/INSTITUTED/1860/INCORPORATED 1870." Reverse depicts seal of genealogical society at center with hand emerging from cloud above; vertical insrciptions at right and left: "INC"/"1845"; surrounding legend: "TWIN DELVERS IN THE GARDEN OF HISTORY/N.E. HISTORIC GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group