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American Independence Medal

American Independence Medal
Title
American Independence Medal
Date 
ca. 1782
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.4 cm )
Description 
Silver struck medal with obverse depicting female personification of America holding pole topped with Phrygian cap in her right hand and caduceus in her left; flowers and cornucopia at her feet, distant landscape in background; legend above: "NEDERLAND VERKLAARD AMERICA VRY." Reverse depicts symbols of trade and commerce with sailing ship in background at left; legend above: "DE ALGEMEENE WENSCH."; in exergue: "1782."
Object Number 
INV.10694
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, in exergue: "J.M.LAGENAN"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group