Major General Andrew Jackson Military Medal

Object Number: 
INV.2682
Date: 
1820-1885
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust at center: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below exergual inscription, at center: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Silver struck medal, with obverse showing uniformed bust of Andrew Jackson facing right, with legend: "MAJOR GENERAL ANDREW JACKSON." Reverse shows two female allegorical figures: Fame writing "Peace" on tablet and holding laurel wreath, and Peace with olive tree branch, halting her; legend: "RESOLUTION OF CONGRESS FEBRUARY 27. 1815."; inscription in ex.: "BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS/JANUARY 8. 1815."
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Creative: Tronvig Group