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French and British War Commissions New York Visit Medal

French and British War Commissions New York Visit Medal
Title
French and British War Commissions New York Visit Medal
Date 
1917
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Description 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing female bust of Liberty, facing right, in helmet adorned with sprays of oak and pine and a lily flower; legend: "TO COMMEMORATE THE VISIT TO NEW YORK OF THE FRENCH AND BRITISH WAR COMMISSIONS 1917." Reverse depicts British knight and Joan of Arc welcomed by Columbia.
Object Number 
INV.5049
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "D.C.FRENCH" Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "E.B.LONGMAN/[illegible] 1917." Inscription: edge, lower center: "70 MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group