William Pitt Medal

Object Number: 
1947.322
Date: 
1766
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.3 cm )
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Pitt facing three-quarters to the right; surrounding legend: "LIBERTATIS VINDEX/GUL: PITT." Reverse shows hands clasped in front of a sword with cap of Liberty upon its point, with olive branches spinging from sword guard; legend: "BRITANNIA ET AMERICA IUNCTAE."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group