Blanche K. Bruce medal, American Negro Commemorative Society series, United States, 1971

Blanche K. Bruce medal, American Negro Commemorative Society series, United States, 1971

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Blanche K. Bruce medal
United States, 1971
Obverse Image: Bust of Bruce.
Obverse Text: BLANCHE K. BRUCE / FIRST NEGRO TO SERVE FULL TERM IN THE U.S. SENATE / 1841 1898 / AJ
Reverse Image: Bruce signing a paper. Inkwell and scrolls on desk.
Reverse Text: SIGNED U.S. CURRENCY AS REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / B.K. BRUCE
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
Other Terms
Medal; Commemorative
Date made
1971
issuing authority
American Negro Commemorative Society
associated person
Bruce, Blanche Kelso
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.71.163.2
catalog number
71.163.2
maker number
36
serial number
3
accession number
301992
Credit Line
American Negro Commemorative Society
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Data Source
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