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Paul Revere Sesquicentennial Medal (reverse)

1925 Anthony de Francisci Born: Palermo, Italy 1887 Died: New York, New York 1964 bronze 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci 1966.51.75 Not currently on view


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The American Numismatic Society issued a Paul Revere Sesquicentennial Medal in 1925 to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Revolutionary War. A profile of Revere appears with symbols of his military service and of his trade as Boston’s foremost silversmith.

Keywords

Object - weapon - sword

Occupation - craft - smith

Portrait male - Revere, Paul - bust

sculpture - medal

metal - bronze

cast

relief

About Anthony de Francisci

Born: Palermo, Italy 1887 Died: New York, New York 1964

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