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French and British War Commissions New York Visit Medal

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Title:
French and British War Commissions New York Visit Medal
Date: 
1917
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Classification: 
Date End: 
1 917
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
Date Begin: 
1917
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group