John Quincy Adams Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)
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The medal's obverse design depicts a bust portrait of John Quincy Adams, the sixth United States President and eighth United States Secretary of State. On the reverse, Adams is pictured standing with a crumpled piece of paper in his proper right hand. Both of his arms are raised, and three men either sit or stand to the side and watch Adams deliver a speech.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
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obverse: JOHN QUINCY ADAMS / 1767 / 1848 reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 19©72 / OLD MAN ELOQUENT edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; 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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