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Why purchase this 1 oz Silver 1797-2018 United States John Adams Matte BU Medal?
Collectors who have a passion for American history are sure to love this Matte BU John Adams Silver Medal. The silver medal is among the first issued in a series that parallels the presidential bronze medals that the US Mint has been issuing for years. Each piece was struck on a one ounce planchet of .999 fine silver. Your piece will arrive in GEM BU condition.
Striking John Adams Design
This new medal gets its designs from the bronze presidential medal that the US Mint has previously produced. A right-side portrait of John Adams, the second President of the United States is on the obverse. He is depicted as a powerful figure with a stern countenance. His name and title, "JOHN ADAMS PRESIDENT OF THE U. S.," are inscribed along the rim. Joining them is the year of his inauguration, "A. D. 1797."
The reverse bears a dual design. One consists of a crossed tomahawk and peace pipe. The other is of two hands shaking. One wrist has a cuff on which there are three stripes with buttons, and each button bears an American eagle. The other wrist is bare. The only inscription on this side reads, "PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP."
Add this Matte BU 1797-2018 United States John Adams 1 oz Silver Medal to your collection today.
This 1797-2018 United States Presidential Medal John Adams 1 oz Silver Matte Medal GEM BU is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
|Year of Issue:||1797-2018|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||John Adams Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Peace and Friendship|
In 2016, the First Spouse and Presidential Dollar coin series, which both began in 2007, ended with coins for President Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan, that changes in 2020.
There are three different places where a discussion of presidents and U.S. coinage could start: with George Washington and Lady Liberty, with Thomas Jefferson and William McKinley, or with Abraham Lincoln. As we will see, a lot depends on what “circulating” means and what a “commemorative” is, and deciding what actually counts!