Andrew Jackson 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 the right-side profile of Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States. Also pictured on the obverse are a sword, pistol, powder horn, and olive branch. On the reverse, an eagle is featured at the center, and it holds an olive branch in its talons. A pair of male and female pioneer-like figures stand to the eagle's proper right. Two soldiers standing in front of a cannon stand to the eagle's proper left. Above the eagle, a partial map is pictured, and below three picture symbols appear, which include a star, a triangle with two perpendicular lines, and two intersecting swords.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
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obverse: 1767 / 1845 / Andrew / Jackson [facsimile signature] reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845; 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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