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1975 Bicentennial Commemorative Medal

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Title:
1975 Bicentennial Commemorative Medal
Date: 
1975
Medium: 
Aluminum; plastic, cardboard, paper, textile
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 7/16 in. ( 3.7 cm ) Case (outer): 3 x 3 5/8 x 1 in. (7.6 x 9.2 x 2.5 cm) Case (plastic): 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm
Classification: 
Date End: 
1 975
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Paul Revere facing left with legend: "AMERICAN. REVOLUTION. BICENTENNIAL"; date at left of bust: "1975"; inscription below bust truncation, at right: "PAUL/REVERE." Reverse depicts standing figure of revolutionary soldier holding rifle, legend: "LEXINGTON..CONCORD/THIS SHOT HEARD/ROUND THE WORLD." Medal is sealed inside of plastic container and set into dark blue cardboard fitted case with blue paper and white textile interior.
Object Number: 
INV.3574
Date Begin: 
1975
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group