Gilt aluminum; wood, leather, silk
case: 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 11/16 in. ( 6.7 x 6.7 x 1.7 cm )
diameter: 1 3/16 in. ( 3 cm )
Gilt aluminum struck medal with obverse showing seal of Peru within central roundel, enclosed by palm and laurel wreath, with sun above. Reverse bears inscription within beaded border: "RECUERDO DE LA VISITA/AL/PERU/DEL SENOR/ELIHU ROOT/SECRETARIO/DE ESTADO DE LOS/EE.UU./DE/AMERICA/LIMA STERE. 1906." Medal is set into square dark red fitted leather case with white silk satin and dark green silk velvet interior.
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