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U.S. Treasury Award Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10223
Date: 
1945-1975
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 3/8 in. ( 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Pewter struck contemporary replica of the original WWII award medal issued by the U.S. Department of Treasury; obverse showing standing figure of the American Revolution hero with legend above: "U.S. TREASURY AWARD"; at lower right is seal of the U.S. Treasury. Reverse shows group of American World War II soldiers carrying American flag; beneath is curving blank tablet for engraving; legend above: ".1941.FOR PATRIOTIC SERVICE.1945."; inscription at right of field: "WAR FINANCE."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group