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Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Catalog Number 1939.530
Date 1929
Dimensions Dia-3 inches
Description This bronze coin is commemorating two events. The front side is commemoratiang the 100th anniversary of Andrew Jackson becoming president. There is a bust image at the top center. In the middle of the coin is an image of two men with rifles talking with a Native American who is holding a bow and arrow. There is a dog at his feet. The text reads "1829 Jackson 1929/Centennial Celebration/July 4th. On the backside is an image of Abraham Lincoln flanked by flags and the dates "1854/1929). The text reads "JACKSON, MICHIGAN/Here under the oaks July 6th, 1854 was born the Republican party. . . "
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Jackson, Andrew
Lincoln, Abraham
Subjects Commemoration
Centennial celebrations
Cities & towns
Search Terms Commemoration
Republican party
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS