Badge/ medal

Badge/ medal
Title
Badge/ medal
Date 
1890
Medium 
Metal, enamel
Dimensions 
2 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 1/4 in.
Description 
A gold and copper colored metal two-part medal. The top pin section has black enamel lettering that reads "St. Andrew/ Richmond Virginia/ K.T." It is attached by a chain link to a X shaped gold section, back by copper colored metal feathered points and mounted with a central circular plaque. Each arm of the X has a different symbol engraved and enameled, two lions on an black field, three lions on a black field, a red Christian cross on black and a red German cross on black. The central plaque has a figure of a man in white robes supporting a gold cross faintly marked "13" in black and is encircled by the words "Nemo Me Impune Lacessit/ Constituted 1878" on white enamel. Engraved by a jeweler on the reverse "Geo. J. Freedley/ 1890". "K.T." stands for "Knights Templar".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3304
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group