Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Medal

Object Number: 
1966.147
Date: 
1879
Medium: 
Gilt bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "W & C BARBER F."
Description: 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Ulysses Grant with legend: "ULYSSES S. GRANT." Reverse contains inscription within laurel wreath: "INAUGURATED/FIRST TERM/MARCH 4. 1869./SECOND TERM/MARCH 4. 1878."; legend around line border: "PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES."
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Creative: Tronvig Group