John Quincy Adams Presidential Silver Medalhttps://catalog.usmint.gov/john-quincy-adams-presidential-silver-medal-S806.html
- Honors President John Quincy Adams
- One troy ounce of 99.9 percent fine silver
- Measures 1.598 inches in diameter
Collect the Presidential Medal series in 99.9 percent silver
John Quincy Adams was born into politics as the son of the second U.S. President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a child, he watched the American Revolution unfold and accompanied his father on his diplomatic posts to Europe. He followed in his father’s footsteps by becoming a diplomat in Europe and, later, sixth President.
The obverse of the medal features a portrait of John Quincy Adams with the inscriptions “JOHN QUINCY ADAMS,” “PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES” and “1825” alongside the border of the medal.
The reverse of the medal features the inscription “PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP,” symbolized by two hands clasped in token of amity. On the cuff of the left wrist are three stripes and buttons; the other wrist is bare. Above the hands, the pipe of peace and the tomahawk are crossed over each other.
Enhance or begin your collection of the United States Presidents with the Presidential Silver Medal series!
|Design:||Obverse Designer: Moritz Furst
Obverse Engraver: Moritz Furst
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Engraver: John Reich
|Struck Under Authority of:||31 U.S.C. § 5111(a)(2)|