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Reverse of "Rebild American Independence Day Medal"

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Title

Reverse of "Rebild American Independence Day Medal"

Subject

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
Medallions (Decorative arts)
Rebild Nationalpark (Denmark)

Description

1972, minted in gold, silver, and bronze, diameter 1 3/4 and 3 inches, Rebild National Park Society, Jutland, Denmark.

Face: Inscription, " Tilegnet Den Danske Og Amerikanske Befolkning Til Evigt Venskab (Dedicated to the Eternal Friendship of the Danish and American People)," with bas-relief design of American Eagle overlapping the Danish coat of arms.

Reverse: Inscription, "Rebild National Park Society Inc. Commemorating American Independence Day," with bas-reliefs of President Lincoln and his log cabin birthplace

The Rebild National Park was purchased by Danish-born Americans to be a site for annual reunions and was deeded to the Danish government in 1912. The medal was produced to recognize the friendship between both countries and as a source of revenue.

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series V, Box 19 Folder 8

Date

n.d.

Rights

Use of this image requires permission from the Marshall M. Fredericks Archives.

Relation

V-19-08

Format

Image

Language

eng

Type

Image

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Original Format

Black and white print

Physical Dimensions

4" x 5"

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