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Medal

Medal
Medal
Title
Medal
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.
Object Number 
1943.141
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group