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Medal: 1876 USA Centennial of Independence

1876                                         Medal


Centennial of Independence

Engraver: William Barber

obv: Liberty placing wreath on heads of Industry and Art, date below; legend surrounds: IN COMMEMORATION OF THE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE. ACT OF CONGRESS JUNE 1874.

rev: Liberty rising, sword in her right hand, left hand raised to the sky, 13 stars in glory above; 1776 in exergue; legend surrounds: THESE UNITED COLONIES ARE, AND OR RIGHT OUGHT TO BE, FREE AND INDEPENDENT STATES.


gAE (gilt copper)

102.98g 57.61mm x 5.61mm 12h Edge: plain

Julian CM-11e

Includes original box.

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