General LaFayette Medal issued by the United States of America to celebrate the visit of Gilbert du Motier, the Marquis de La Fayette, to the United States in 1824-1825.
A draped bust facing right; around, GENERAL LAFAYETTE.
The legend at the centre within an oak wreath, THE DEFENDER / OF AMERICAN AND / FRENCH LIBERTY / 1777 - 1824 / BORN IN CHAVANIAC, / THE 6 SEPTEMBER, / 1757.
The edge is plain
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
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