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Marquis de Lafayette Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
1934.22
Date: 
1934
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "E.GATTEAUX" Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of mature Lafayette facing left; legend: "LAFAYETTE 1757 - 1834." Reverse contains inscription: "AMERICA/ET/GALLIA/MEMORES/MCMXXXIV."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the French Government
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group