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    Chest
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1961

    Rectangular shaped chest with relief depictions of medals originally minted by the Paris Mint on the 4 sides and lid. The medallions of George Washington in profile and Riders overlooking Boston are from a medallion commissioned by the American Congress in 1787 commemorating the liberation of Boston from the British occupation. The Latin legend is...

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Gonzolo Ximenez Medal
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1961

    Gold medallion with relief of Gonzolo Ximenez, Spanish Conquistador and founder of Bogota in center. The reverse is engraved "Santa Fe de Bogota" with a crest in center and "1538" at lower edge. The medallion hangs from a yellow and red grosgrain ribbon.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Olimpiade Medal
    Gifts from Heads of State1960

    .900 gold medal celebrating the MCMLX (1960) Olympics. On the obverse is a representation of the Capitoline Wolf feeding the twins Romulus and Remus, the traditional founders of Rome. Under her are the Olympic rings, and "S. P. Q. R." for Senatus Populus Que Romanum, the Senate and People of Rome. The reverse shows the Parthenon with an Olympic run...

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Consejo Consultivo Ciudad de Mexico Award
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1962

    Consultative Council of the City of Mexico gold medallion bearing the seal of the city at center in enamel, around outer edge is embossed 'Consejo Consultivo Ciudad de Mexico Y Del DF' (City of Mexico Consultative Council). The medallion hangs from a blue, white and red grosgrain ribbon supported by an enamel bar that reads Huesped de Honor (Guest ...

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    John F. Kennedy Inauguration Medals
    Gifts from Heads of State1961

    Two gold medals commemorating the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy. A profile of President Kennedy is in the center of the medal with "Prasident USA John F. Kennedy" engraved around outer rim on the obverse. The reverse depicts a bird of peace holding an olive branch and is inscribed around the edge "Sententia - Pax-Labor-Panis - Orbi Ter...

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    100th Anniversary of Italian Unification Medal
    Gifts from Heads of State1961

    .900 gold medal celebrating the 100th anniversary of Italian Unification. The obverse of the medal has a relief of four men's profiles (Giuseppe Mazzini, Count Cavor, Giuseppe Garibaldi and Victor Emmanuel II) and is embossed with Primo Centenario Dell Unita 'D' Italia/Gli Artefici. The reverse has a relief of a four horse chariot being driven by a...

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Pope John XXIII Medal
    Gifts from Heads of StateNovember 4, 1961

    Medal with profile of Pope John XXIII facing proper right on obverse, and a landscape and village or monastery on reverse.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    John F. Kennedy and Konrad Adenaur Medals
    Gifts from Heads of State1963

    Three .900 gold medals commemorating President John F. Kennedy's state visit to Germany. The obverse of each medal has left facing profiles of President Kennedy and Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and is embossed with "Prasident John F. Kennedy/ Bundeskanzler Konrad Adenauer 1963." The reverse depicts a bird of peace holding an olive branch and is insc...

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Medal of Pope Paul
    Gifts from Heads of State1963

    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".

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Relief of Simón Bolivar
    Gifts from Heads of State

    Bronze medallion with a high relief of Simón Bolivar in profile in center. "David -1832" appears incised below on bottom rim of the medallion. The entire medallion is set into a silver metal surround that is framed in wood.

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