Major General Alexander Macomb Military Medal

Object Number: 
INV.5431
Date: 
1824-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below exergual inscription, at center: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Alexander Macomb facing right, surrounded by legend: "MAJOR GENERAL ALEXANDER MACOMB." Reverse shows battle scene at Saranac River and naval battle on Lake Erie with legend above: "RESOLUTION OF CONGRESS NOVEMBER 3. 1814."; inscription in exergue: "BATTLE OF PLATTSBURGH/SEPT.11.1814."
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Creative: Tronvig Group