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1974 Bicentennial Commemorative Medal
Date: 1974
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Medium: Gilt bronze; plastic, paper
Dimensions: Container: 1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm) Overall (Medal): 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Gilt bronze medal with obverse showing clothed bust of John Adams facing left with legend: "AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL/JOHN ADAMS"; date to left of image: "1974." Reverse depicts standing male figure with manuscript and feather; surrounding legend: "FIRST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS/.FOR THE RECOVERY OF OUR JUST RIGHTS."
Credit Line: Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Object Number: 1975.8
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "R.A.W."