1974 Bicentennial Commemorative Medal

1974 Bicentennial Commemorative Medal
Title
1974 Bicentennial Commemorative Medal
Date 
1974
Medium 
Gilt bronze; plastic, paper
Dimensions 
case: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.2 cm ) diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description 
Gilt bronze medal with obverse showing clothed bust of John Adams facing left with legend: "AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL/JOHN ADAMS"; date to left of image: "1974." Reverse depicts standing male figure with manuscript and feather; surrounding legend: "FIRST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS/.FOR THE RECOVERY OF OUR JUST RIGHTS."
Credit Line 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Object Number 
1975.8
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "R.A.W."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group