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Governor Isaac Shelby Military Medal

Object Number: 
INV.2662
Date: 
1824
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below inscription in ex.: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Isaac Shelby facing right with legned: "GOVERNOR ISAAC SHELBY." Reverse shows a battle scene with legend: "BATTLE OF THE THAMES. OCTO. 5. 1818." and inscription below exergual line: "RESOLUTION OF CONGRESS/APRIL 4. 1818."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group