John Adams Hall of Fame for Great Americans Medal, 1971 by Donald De Lue

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John Adams Hall of Fame for Great Americans Medal, 1971 . Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University. By Donald De Lue . Bronze; 76mm. Obverse : Portrait of John Adams, Founding Father and second President of the United States in ring of stars. Reverse : "Principal - Right - Above - Evil"; two figures battling . Struck by the Medallic Art Company, New York. Condition : Some rub marks, small nicks; EXTREMELY FINE.
The Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University was establishedin 1900. Bronze portrait busts of the honorees were commissioned and placed in an open-aircolonnade, and starting in 1962 medals, struck by the Medallic Art Company, were issued to honor the inductees. The series was discontinued in 1975 with 94 medals having been issued.