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John Quincy Adams medal
  • United States
  • John Quincy Adams medal, 1825
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 7.5 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 15/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy?
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0178

Recto: Bust of man (identified as John Quincy Adams) set in profile and facing to the right. Man is bald on top, wearing a coat and sash over shoulder. Text surrounds image.

Verso: At center there are two hands shaking. Text at top, center, and bottom. Just above the shaking hands there is a pipe and hatchet crossed.