Grant's Tomb Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
INV.11116
Date: 
1897 or later
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "TIFFANY" Inscription: reverse, at lower center: "TIFFANY & CO." Inscription: edge, upper center: "43" Inscription: edge, lower center: "PATENT APPLIED FOR"
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Ulysses S. Grant facing right with four stars and logo of American Numismatic Society below; legend above: "GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT." Reverse shows elevation of building with legend above: "DEDICATED NEW YORK APRIL 27 1897"; inscription in exergue: "ISSUED BY THE AMERICAN NUMISMATIC/AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group