Medal: General Lafayette 1777-1824

Object Number: 
1935.120
Date: 
1824
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 13/16 in. ( 4.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, on bust truncation: ".1824." inscription: obverse, below bust at left: "CAUNOIS FRENCH."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with clothed bust of Lafayette facing right with legend: "GENERAL LAFAYETTE." Reverse bears an inscription within oak wreath: "THE DEFENDER/OF AMERICAN AND/FRENCH LIBERTY./1777-1824./BORN IN CHAVANIAC, THE 6 SEPTEMBER,/1757."
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group