General Horatio Gates Military Medal

General Horatio Gates Military Medal
Title
General Horatio Gates Military Medal
Date 
After 1840
Medium 
Copper
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 1/16 in. ( 5.3 cm )
Description 
Reverse shell of copper-plated lead electrotype of the Horatio Gates medal depicting General Burgoyne surrendering to General Gates; legend above: "SALUS REGIONUM SEPTENTRION"; inscription in exergue: "HOSTE AD SARATOGAM/IN DEDITION ACCEPTO/DIE XVII OCT. MDCCLXXVII."
Object Number 
1935.128b
Marks 
Inscription: on exergual line, at left: "GATTEAUX F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group