Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable medal, American Negro Commemorative Society series, United States, 1968

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One (1) Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable medal

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United States, 1968

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Obverse Image: Bust of Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable.

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Obverse Text: JEAN BAPTISTE POINTE DU SABLE / FIRST PERMANENT RESIDENT OF CHICAGO / c. 1745 1814

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Reverse Image: City skyline above a cabin next to trees and a canoe.

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Reverse Text: CHICAGO / FIRST A TRADING POST - THEN A METROPOLIS / 1779

Date Made: 1968

Issuing Authority: American Negro Commemorative SocietyMaker: Franklin Mint

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesAssociated Place: United States: Illinois, Chicago

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Credit Line: American Negro Commemorative Society

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.172.1Catalog Number: 68.172.1Maker Number: 3Serial Number: 3Accession Number: 280909

Object Name: medalOther Terms: Medal; Commemorative

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: medal: 3.88 cm; x 1 1/2 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-29bb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_967816

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