Consejo Consultivo Ciudad de Mexico Award

MO 63.1786
Consejo Consultivo Ciudad de Mexico Award
Maker unknown
ca. 1962
18K gold
Diameter: 1 3/4"
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 of Honor). The obverse of the medal is engraved: "Al Presidente John F. Kennedy, La Ciudad De Mexico Junio 29, de 1962."
This medallion was presented to President John F. Kennedy by Ernesto P. Uruchurtu, the Mayor of Mexico City, during the President's State visit to Mexico in June 1962.
Ernesto P. Uruchurtu, Mayor of the City of Mexico
  • JFKPOF-122-001
  • JFKPOF-122-006
  • JFKWHP-1962-06-29-G
National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )
Donated to the United States