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Medal: General Lafayette

Object Number: 
INV.3414
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.1 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Lafayette facing right with legend: "GENERAL LAFAYETTE." Reverse with legend: "DEFENDER OF AMERICAN AND/FRENCH/LIBERTY/Born 1757 Died 1834/STATUE IN/NEW YORK/UNVEILED/SEPT.6,1876/CENTENNIAL."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group