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Medal: ... Exemd Sr.Elihu Root...

Medal: ... Exemd Sr.Elihu Root...
Title
Medal: ... Exemd Sr.Elihu Root...
Date 
1906
Medium 
Gold
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 x 6 3/4 in. ( 10.2 x 17.1 cm )
Description 
Gold engraved plaque with the Seal of Peru in a medallion over an anchor to the left; center and right is an engraved inscription on an unfurled scroll with a sun rising over the ocean above and laurel garland all around; raised border.
Credit Line 
Gift of Elihu Root, Jr.
Object Number 
1943.132
Marks 
engraved: center right: "LOS ALUMNOS DE LA ESCUELA NAVAL/ RECORDANDO LA BENEVOLA HOSPITALIDAD CONCEDIDA/ EN LA ARMADA DE LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS A SUS COMPANEROS/ LOS GUARDIAMARINAS PERUANOS/ TIENEN EL HONOR DE SALUDAR AL/ Exemo Sr. Elihu Root/ SECRETARIO DE ESTADO/ Y DE EXPRESARLE SUS SIMPATIAS CON MOTIVP DE SU/ VISITA AL PERU./ AN ANCLA CALLAO ABORDO DEL"PERU" Setiembre de 1906" engraved: across lower border: "LIMA/ A. B. MADUENO"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group