Patrick Henry 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 a portrait of Patrick Henry, an American orator and attorney who famously proclaimed, "Give me liberty or give me death!" Henry's proper right hand is raised and his index finger is extended. He wears a set of glasses on his forehead. On the medal's reverse, Henry is shown on horseback. A group of five soldiers holding various weapons stand in front of him.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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"obverse: Patrick Henry / 1736 / 1799 reverse: GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH / THE HALL OF FAME / OF GREAT AMERICANS / AT / NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 19©66 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. "
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799; 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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