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Japanese Embassy Commemorative Medal
Date: After 1861
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Bronze struck medal with clothed bust of James Buchanan facing right with legend: "JAMES BUCHANAN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES." Reverse bears an inscription within oak wreath: "IN/COMMEMORATION/OF THE/FIRST EMBASSY FROM/JAPAN/TO THE/UNITED STATES/1860."
Object Number: 1145
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Marks: inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "Paquet. F." inscription: reverse, below field, at center: "Paquet. F."