Medal from The Lincoln Mint with John F. Kennedy Mint: The Lincoln Mint

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26.00 g, 12:00, 38.9 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Jerry Katz

Accession Number



20th century


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Obverse Description

Obverse Description: BLUEPRINT FOR REASON AND PEACE. The coin is designed to look like a "peace" sign, upper left quadrant shows JFK signing the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, upper right quadrant shows flags of USA, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union, lower right quadrant shows nuclear explosion cloud, lower left quadrant shows house and tree.

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: THE LEGACY OF JOHN F. KENNEDY/ JULY 25, 1963. Peace sign above text "The Nuclear Test Ban Treaty... "It will not resolve all conflicts... but it is a step away from war... a step toward peace."" above Lincoln Mint insignia.


Jerry Katz; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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Object/Work type

coins, money


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