Major General Edmund P. Gaines Military Medal

Major General Edmund P. Gaines Military Medal
Major General Edmund P. Gaines Military Medal
Title
Major General Edmund P. Gaines Military Medal
Date 
1837-1885
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal, with obverse showing uniformed bust of Edmund P. Gaines facing right with legend: "MAJOR GENERAL EDMUND P. GAINES." Reverse depicts allegorical figure of victory crowning trophies of war labeled "ERIE" on upright cannon; legend: "RESOLUTION OF CONGRESS NOVEMBER 3.1814."; inscription below exergual line: "BATTLE OF ERIE/AUG.15.1814."
Object Number 
1202
Marks 
inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at center: "FURST.F." inscription: reverse, below exergual inscription: "FURST.F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group