James Monroe Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)
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The medal's obverse design features the quarter-left profile of James Monroe, a founding father and fifth President of the United States. On the reverse, a male figure is pictured. He wears only a small cloth and holds a sword in his proper right hand and a palm leaf in his proper left. A world map makes up the background of the image.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
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"obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 19©67 / 1758 / 1831 / JAMES MONROE reverse: MONROE DOCTRINE / LOUISIANA / PURCHASE / 1803 / FLORIDA / 1819 / MISSOURI / 1820 / 1817 PRESIDENT of the UNITED STATES 1825 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE"
Monroe, James, 1758-1831; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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