Medal issued to commemorate the Presidency or inauguration of President U.S. Grant, by the United States of America, circa 1870. It was issued as part of the Medal Series of the US Mint.
Bare head of Grant facing right; around, 'U.S. GRANT PRESIDENT UNITED STATES'; below in small lettering the artist's name, 'W BARBER F'.
The legend on a plaque between oak branches, LIBERTY / THE TRUE FOUNDATION / OF HUMAN GOVERNMENT / VIDE U.S.G. LETTERS.; below, MEDAL SERIES OF THE U.S MINT
The edge is plain
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
circa 1870 AD
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