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Independence Day Commemorative Medal
Date: 1918
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing bust of Liberty, facing left, in Phrygian cap, crowned with laurel wreath and draped in American flag; Liberty Bell at left; legend: "JULY 4 1776." Reverse bears inscription at center surrounded by laurel and oak wreath: "TO COMMEMORATE/THE INTERNATIONAL/CELEBRATION OF/INDEPENDENCE DAY/JULY 4 1918 [with seal of American Numismatic Society inscribed ANS at corners]"; all surrounded by border of shields bearing coats of arms of foreign countries surmounted by the Great Seal of the U.S.
Object Number: INV.3457
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: artist's initials Inscription: edge, lower center: "4"