United States Bicentennial Commemorative Medallion
Bronze; cardboard, paper, silk
Diameter: 3 1/4 in. ( 8.3 cm )
Box: 4 7/16 x 7 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 11.3 x 19 x 4.1 cm )
Case: 4 3/16 x 7 3/16 x 1 3/16
Bronze cast medal with obverse showing bust length-portrait of John Adams facing three-quarters to left; building at left of image in background; inscription at right: "JOHN ADAMS." Reverse bears the Great Seal of the United States with legend above: "IN GOD WE TRVST"; date below: "1776." Medal is inset into rectangular dark blue silk velvet presentation case with cream silk satin and dark blue silk velvet interior; gray outer cardbord box.
Inscription: top of box cover, inscribed in blue ink: "Heslin, James J./Medal presented to:/'The Dutch Republic/in the Days of John Adams'/1977.1."
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