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General Horatio Gates Military Medal

Object Number: 
1935.128a
Date: 
After 1840
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/16 in. ( 5.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: on exergual line, at right: "N.GATTEAUX"
Description: 
Copper-plated electrotype shell of obverse of Horatio Gates medal showing his clothed bust facing left with legend: "HORATIO GATES DUCI STRENUO" and inscription below exergual line: "COMITIA AMERICANA."
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group