1876 United States Diplomatic Medal

Approximate Current Value: $2,820

Diameter: 68.0 mm
Mintage/Proof: /
Weight: NA
Metal: Various
I Own 1876 Julian Commemorative Medals (1808-1892)

History, Information, and Value of 1876 United States Diplomatic Medal

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The original United States Diplomatic Medal were first struck in the early 1790s, but after the initial striking the dies were lost. After much research, Professor Jules Marcon of Bambridge, Massachusetts researched the medals and brought his research to the Mint while suggesting that restrikes be made available for collectors. The obverse displays America, dressed as a Native American greeting Commerce. The legend around reads, “TO PEACE AND COMMERCE; IV JUL. MDCCLXXXVI; DUPRE. F. C. BARBER. 1876.” The reverse displays the Seal of the United States, featuring an eagle with wings outstretched. The legend around reads, “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.”