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United States of America Independence Commemorative Medal
Date: 1876
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing allegorical female bust of Liberty in ancient Roman helmet decorated with image of lion liberating itself from chains, crowned with laurel wreath and surrounded by beaded border. Reverse depicts two crossed American flags with surrounded legend: "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA INDEPENDENCE/1776-1876"; all within beaded border.
Object Number: INV.10697
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, below bust truncaiton, at center: "VEYRAT F." Inscription: reverse, at lower center of field: "BRIGHAUT DIR."