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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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group