Benjamin Banneker medal, American Negro Commemorative Society series, United States, 1968

Benjamin Banneker medal, American Negro Commemorative Society series, United States, 1968

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Benjamin Banneker medal
United States, 1968
Obverse Image: Bust of Banneker.
Obverse Text: BENJAMIN BANNEKER / 1731 - 1806
Reverse Image: Banneker with a scientific instrument looking up toward the sky.
Reverse Text: PEACE ON EARTH - GOOD WILL TO MAN / ASTRONOMER / MATHEMATICIAN / AUTHOR OF ALMANACS / POET / HUMANITARIAN / INVENTOR
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
Other Terms
Medal; Commemorative
Date made
1968
issuing authority
American Negro Commemorative Society
associated person
Banneker, Benjamin
maker
Franklin Mint
place made
United States
associated place
United States
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
medal: 3.88 cm; x 1 1/2 in
ID Number
NU.69.4.1
catalog number
69.4.1
maker number
4
serial number
3
accession number
281679
Credit Line
American Negro Commemorative Society
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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