United States of America Independence Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10697
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 15/16 in. ( 5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncaiton, at center: "VEYRAT F." Inscription: reverse, at lower center of field: "BRIGHAUT DIR."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing allegorical female bust of Liberty in ancient Roman helmet decorated with image of lion liberating itself from chains, crowned with laurel wreath and surrounded by beaded border. Reverse depicts two crossed American flags with surrounded legend: "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA INDEPENDENCE/1776-1876"; all within beaded border.
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Creative: Tronvig Group