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Schuyler Colfax

Schuyler Colfax
Schuyler Colfax
Title
Schuyler Colfax
Medium 
Iverine
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Description 
Purple cellulosic medaillion. Obverse: bas relief of Schuyler Colfax in left profile in white; inscribed in white "SCHUYLER COLFAX" Reverse: raised inscription: "LOYALTY SHALL/GOVERN/WHAT/LOYALTY/HAS/PRESERVED."
Object Number 
INV.6596
Marks 
Inscription: "LOYALTY SHALL/GOVERN/WHAT/LOYALTY/HAS/PRESERVED."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group