Martin Delany medal, American Negro Commemorative Society series, United States, 1972

Martin Delany medal, American Negro Commemorative Society series, United States, 1972

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Martin Delany medal
United States, 1972
Obverse Image: Bust of Delany.
Obverse Text: MARTIN R. DELANY / 1812 1885 / PHYSICIAN EDITOR EXPLORER / T.A. ROVELSTAD
Reverse Image: Delany in military uniform holding a sword.
Reverse Text: THE FIRST NEGRO FIELD OFFICER IN U.S. HISTORY
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
Other Terms
Medal; Commemorative
date made
1972
issuing authority
American Negro Commemorative Society
associated person
Delany, Martin Robinson
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.72.54.2
catalog number
72.54.2
maker number
44
serial number
3
accession number
300977
Credit Line
American Negro Commemorative Society
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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