American Declaration of War

American Declaration of War
Title
American Declaration of War
Date 
ca. 1917
Medium 
Silver or silver-plated bronze (?)
Dimensions 
diameter: 3 1/2 in. ( 8.9 cm )
Description 
Silver struck uniface medallion with obverse showing American eagle with spread wing standing upon rock; legend outside field at lower center: "APRIL.6.1917."
Object Number 
INV.4234
Marks 
inscription: lower right: "ELI.HARVEY/FECIT." followed by trademark symbol
Gallery Label 
This medallion was issued by the Medallic Art Co., N.Y. for the ANS to commemorate the U.S. entering the World War I on April 6, 1917.
Provenance 
Luftschein, #201.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group