Silver; cardboard, paper, silk
case: 3 3/16 x 3 3/16 x 7/16 in. ( 8.1 x 8.1 x 1.1 cm )
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Inscription: obverse, in bust truncation, at left: "TIFFANY"
Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at lower center: "TIFFANY & CO."
Inscription: edge, lower center: "PATENT APPLIED FOR"
Inscription: edge, upper center: "36"
Inscription: case lid, inprinte
Silver struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Ulysses S. Grant facing right with four stars at lower left and seal of the American Numismatic Society below; legend: "GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT." Reverse shows elevation of Grant's tomb with legend above: "DEDICATED NEW YORK APRIL 27 1897"; inscription in exergue: "ISSUED BY THE AMERICAN NUMISMATIC/AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY." Blue square cardboard fitted case with dark red silk velvet lining.
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