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Medal. Monogrammed initials on one face, scene with two figures and cross in background with nearly illegible inscription on other.

Object Number: 
1937.65
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, lower right on exergual line: "PETIT F." inscription: obverse, lower left: illegible name of artist inscription: at center of reverse: ornate initials "LC"
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing male and female figures in profile clad in stylized Roman attire, kneeling in front of pedestal surmounted by open book (Bible) and cross, inscription in ex.: "QUOD ERGO DEUS CONJUNXIT/HOMO NON SEPARET/MATHEIU C. XIX." Reverse shows reserve with engraved initials surrounded by ornate fruit and flower garland-like border.
Gallery Label: 
This marriage coin belonged to Angeline Burr Corse. Her initials "LC" appear on the reverse of the piece.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group