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Award medals: Van Wert, Paulding, and Williams

Award medals: Van Wert, Paulding, and Williams
Title
Award medals: Van Wert, Paulding, and Williams
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
Pewter
Description 
Two copies of original award medals presented to the captors of Major John Andre: Van Wert, Paulding, and Williams. Pewter struck replica of award medal presented to captors of Major John Andre; obverse of oval medal contains rococo shield at center flanked by laurel and floral branches, with scroll above inscribed: "FIDELITY"; all within beaded border. Reverse has space at center inscribed: "FACSIMILE/MEDAL/GIVEN/PATRIOTS/VAN WERT,/PAULDING/&/WILLIAMS", surrounded by floral wreath; with legend: "AMOR/PATRIAE VINCIT"; all within beaded border. Semi-circular loop attached at center top.
Object Number 
INV.13689.1-.2
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group