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Medal

Object Number: 
1943.141
Date: 
1917
Medium: 
Gold
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 1 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 3.8 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Gold medal suspended by a link inscribed "1917" suspended from pin bar inscribed "NATIONAL ARTS CLUB"; obverse has engraved figure of kneeling nude woman holding American shield and a ball; reverse has engraved American Eagle and is inscribed "AWARD OF BRAVERY"; edge is engraved "ELIHU ROOT CHAIRMAN OF THE SPECIAL DIPLOMATIC MISSION FROM THE UNITED STATES TO RUSSIA"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elihu Root, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group