William C. Handy medal, American Negro Commemorative Society series, United States, 1969

William C. Handy medal, American Negro Commemorative Society series, United States, 1969

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Description (Brief)
One (1) William C. Handy medal
United States, 1969
Obverse Image: Bust of Handy.
Obverse Text: WILLIAM C. HANDY / COMPOSER / 1873 1958 / J. CALABRO
Reverse Image: Scroll with music notes written on it. Trumpet behind scroll.
Reverse Text: HE GAVE BIRTH TO THE BLUES / THE ST. LOUIS BLUES
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
Other Terms
Medal; Commemorative
Date made
1969
issuing authority
American Negro Commemorative Society
associated person
Handy, W. C.
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.69.116.1
catalog number
69.116.1
maker number
11
serial number
3
accession number
285039
Credit Line
American Negro Commemorative Society
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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