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Description

The gold-hued medal features Roger Taney on the obverse and his estate on the reverse. It was issued for the re-dedication of the estate in 1969.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1969

Measurement

1 1/2 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

metal

Inscription

obverse: CHIEF JUSTICE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT / ROGER BROOKE TANEY / 1777-1864/ © FRANCIS SCOTT KEY MEM. FOUND. INC. 1968/ -AUTHOR- / DRED SCOTT DECISION reverse: NATIONAL SHRINE & MUSEUM / BUILT IN / 1799 / REDEDICATED MARCH 1969 / FREDERICK, MARYLAND

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

medal

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

7068

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Roger Brooke Taney Commemorative Medal, 1969

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