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National Bicentennial Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3295
Date: 
1976
Medium: 
Aluminum; cardboard, paper, plastic
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 7/16 in. ( 3.7 cm ) Case: 3 x 3 11/16 x 1 1/8 in. ( 7.6 x 9.4 x 2.9 cm ) Case (plastic): 1 5/8 in. (4.1
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "F. GASPARRO" Inscription: box cover, embossed: "AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL/1776-1976" Inscription: inside box cover, in black: "THE NATIONAL/BICENTENNIAL MEDAL"
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing Statue of Liberty surrounded by stars, with inscription: "1776 1976/LIFE LIBERTY AND THE/PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS." Reverse contains the Great Seal with surrounding legend: "AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL/WE THE PEOPLE." Medal is sealed inside of circular plastic case and set into black rectangular case with fitted white silk satin and black silk velvet interior.
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group