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New York Regiment of Volunteers in Mexico Medal

New York Regiment of Volunteers in Mexico Medal
New York Regiment of Volunteers in Mexico Medal
Title
New York Regiment of Volunteers in Mexico Medal
Date 
After 1848
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 1/16 in. ( 5.2 cm )
Description 
Silver struck medal with obverse depicting female personification of Liberty with eagle and fruit of abundance at her feet; harbor and cityscape in background; surrounding legend: "VERA CRUZ/CERRO GORDO/CHAPULTEPEC/CHERUBUSCO." Reverse depicts figures of European settler and Indian flanking oval shield with seal of New York, surmounted by eagle; legend: "PRESENTED BY THE CITY OF NEW YORK/TO THE N.Y. REGIMENT OF VOLUNTEERS IN MEXICO/Patrick Fallon [engraved]"; engraved inscription in exergue: "Company A." Circular hanging loop attached at top center.
Object Number 
INV.5433
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, in exergue, at right: "C.C.WRIGHT SC." Inscription: obverse, in exergue, at left: "P.P.DUGGAN DEL." Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at left: "C.C.WRIGHT SC."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group