Charles Carroll of Carrollton Medal
The Charles Carroll of Carrollton Commemorative Medal was commissioned in 1826 by the Carroll family of Maryland to celebrate the 90th birthday of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the only Roman Catholic signer and the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence. The two remaining signers before him - John Adams and Thomas Jefferson - both died on July 4, 1826.
In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence by Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Congress authorized the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States in 1976 to strike a bronze medal of the same size as the original commemorative medal and furnish it to the Baltimore Museum of Art (P.L. 94-257).
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