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.

Obverse Description

Bare head of Grant facing right; around, 'U.S. GRANT PRESIDENT UNITED STATES'; below in small lettering the artist's name, 'W BARBER F'.

Reverse Description

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

Edge Description

The edge is plain

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