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Medal of Pope Paul

MO 63.518
Medal of Pope Paul
Maker unknown
1963
Gold, Lucite, wood
5 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Papal medal of Pope Paul VI encased in a rectangular piece of Lucite on a wooden base. Medal depicts profile of Pope Paul on obverse with papal seal and date MCMLXIII on reverse. Base originally had a metal plate engraved "presented to John F. Kennedy by His Holiness Pope Paul VI, July 1963".
This medal was presented to President Kennedy by Pope Paul VI in July 1963.
Pope Paul VI, Pope (1963-1978)
  • JFKPOF-032-001
  • JFKPOF-109-002
  • JFKPOF-130-006
National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )
Donated to the United States
JFKSG-MO-1963-518