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Medal: US Great Seal  1782 to 1882
Medal: US Great Seal 1782 to 1882

There is a thorough web page on the Great Seal of the United States at Ask.com. The medallion in our picture is the one you see the most. It is a replica of the seal commissioned in 1882, the 100th anniversary of the seal's adoption. Other versions, like the one owned by Chris, are also around, but not as plentiful.

These medals sell for $10 to $50 US dollars on eBay, depending on condition. With a retail price in this range, figure a dealer will buy one from you for one-half retail. The dealer uses the mark-up to keep the business afloat.

Novus Ordo Seclorum means, roughly, New World Order and Annuit Coeptis can be translated to God favors our undertakings. There are all sorts of spooky theories about ties between the Great Seal and Free Masonry. A search on the Internet will yield many interesting, but inconclusive, results.

Coin: 12031 , Genre: Medals
Requested by: Chris Long, Fri, 03-Aug-2012 18:55:06 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 04-Aug-2012 03:30:35 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Tue, 26-Jul-2016 14:21:23 GMT
Requester description: 1841 United States of America 1782-1841 Great Seal On the back it says Annuit Ceptis and Novos Ordo Seclorum with the piramid and the all seeing eye
Tags: medal us usa great seal medallion medals medalion badge medaille medallions sealed seals united states state america annuit ceptis coeptis novos ordo seclorum piramid pyramid eye stated stets stato stado staate statehood tates amero americas american ameria ameri amirica oamerica amerique americana amer americans pyramids eyes eagle cloud ribbon shield arrow novus eaglets egals eable egal eagles eag ealge eagel sheild shiled shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon shelid chevron ashield shields arows arrowheads aarows arrows clouds hawk falcon coat arms couds coats crests insignia crested crest creast

  

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