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Medal

Medal
Medal
Title
Medal
Date 
ca. 1848
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 1/16 in. ( 5.2 cm )
Description 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing an allegorical female figure of Liberty with American eagle, maritime and urban landscape in the background; legend: "CHERUBISCO/VERA CRUZ/CERRO GORDO/CHAPULTEPEC." Reverse shows a naval officer and a Native American flanking the seal of New York with American eagle atop; legend: "PRESENTED BY THE CITY OF NEW YORK/TO THE N.Y. REGIMENT OF VOLUNTEERS IN MEXICO."
Credit Line 
Gift of Geoffrey Stegmann
Object Number 
1923.67
Marks 
inscription: obverse, below exergual line, at left: "P.P. DUGGAN DEL." inscription: obverse, below exergual line, at right: "C.C.WRIGHT SC." inscription: reverse, below exergual line, at left: "C.C.WRIGHT SC."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group