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Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Catalog Number 1939.462
Date ca. 1890
Dimensions Dia-3 inches
Description This is a large bronze commemorative coin. On the front is a left profile of John G. Carlisle. The text reads "John Griffin Carlisle." On the back is a list of his accomplishments surrounded by classical imagery.
Notes John Griffin Carlisle (1834 - 1910) served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, from 1883 to 1889 and afterward served as Secretary of the Treasury, from 1893 to 1897, during the Panic of 1893.
Collection A. B. Cochran Collection
People Carlisle, John G.
Subjects Commemoration
Search Terms Senate
House of Representatives
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS