United States Diplomatic Medal
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm )
Inscription: obverse, above exergual line, at right: "DUPRE. F." Inscription: obverse, below exergual line: "C.BARBER. 1876."
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing allegorical figure of America, in the guise of Native American princess, with accoutrements of commerce and plenty, welcoming Mercury; legend above: "TO PEACE AND COMMERCE."; inscription in exergue: "IV JUL. MDCCLXXVI." Reverse depicts the Great Seal with legend: "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA."
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