Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Medal

Object Number: 
1952
Date: 
1879
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: " W & C BARBER F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Ulysses Grant facing right with legend: "ULYSSES S. GRANT." Reverse bears inscription within laurel wreath: "INAUGURATED/FIRST TERM/MARCH 4, 1869/SECOND TERM/MARCH 4, 1873"; surrounding legend: "PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES."
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group