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Robert M. Patterson Mint and Treasury Medal

Robert M. Patterson Mint and Treasury Medal
Robert M. Patterson Mint and Treasury Medal
Title
Robert M. Patterson Mint and Treasury Medal
Date 
1839-1881
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Robert Patterson facing left; legend: "ROBERT M. PATTERSON DIRECTOR OF THE U.S. MINT/1835 - 51." Reverse depicts snake biting its own tail intertwined within a wreath enclosing inscription: "A PARTING TOKEN/OF REGARD/FROM THE OFFICERS/AND CLERKS/OF THE MINT./1851."; on scroll above: "CODEX/MONETAE/1837."
Object Number 
1207
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "C.C.WRIGHT.F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group