Thomas Jefferson Presidential Silver Medalhttps://catalog.usmint.gov/thomas-jefferson-presidential-silver-medal-S803.html
- Honors President Thomas Jefferson
- One troy ounce of 99.9 percent fine silver
- Measures 1.6 inches in diameter
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Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and the third United States president.
The obverse design depicts a side view of the president’s head and shoulders. Inscriptions are “TH. JEFFERSON,” “PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES” and “A.D. 1801.”
The reverse depicts a symbolic friendship handshake between the American government and the Indian nations. Above the hands are a crossed pipe and tomahawk, with the inscription “PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP,” intertwined through the design.
The U. S. Mint’s presidential medals date back to the earliest days of the republic. Medals were presented to American Indian chiefs and other important leaders at event like treaty signings.
Enhance or begin your collection of the United States Presidents with the Presidential Silver Medal series!
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Reverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Engraver: John Reich
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