Oliver C. Bosbyshell Mint and Treasury Medal

Object Number: 
1239
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "MORGAN Sc." Inscription: reverse, at lower center: "MORGAN SC."
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse depicting clothed bust of Oliver Bosbyshell facing three-quarters to the right; legend: "OLIVER C. BOSBYSHELL." Reverse contains tablet suspended by laurel branches, with inscription: "REGISTRAR.OF.DEPOSITS/.IN.MINT.OF.U.S.AT./PHILADELPHIA.MAY.4.1869/ASSISTANT.TO.COINER.OCT.1/1872.COINER.JAN.1.1877/.SUPERINTENDENT./.NOV.1.1889."
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Creative: Tronvig Group