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Oath of Allegiance Medal

1861
Anthony C. Paquet


Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 279B; Julian CM-2

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 31 mm, 19.16 gm (1 1/4 in., 0.68 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1624

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Inscribed “THE CONSTITUTION IS SACREDLY OBLIGATORY ON ALL” around a nude bust of Washington facing to the right, and signed Paquet below the shoulder and surrounded by a deep, plain rim.
Rev: Inscribed U.S. MINT (curved) / —- / OATH OF ALLEGIANCE / TAKEN BY THE / OFFICERS AND WORKMEN / SEPT. 2. 1861 / —- / JAS. POLLOCK, DIR. (curved) within a wreath and surrounded by a deep, plain rim.
Edge: Plain.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society