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1848 Centenaire Municipal Centenary Ribbon with Medal

Object Number: 
1943.120
Medium: 
metal, textile, cardboard
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 x 2 x in. ( 45.7 x 5.1 x 0 cm )
Description: 
Green ribbon with gold medal attached at center, in the shape of a wreath and a seven-pointed star containing a wreath and a circle with the words "ORABUNT/CAUSAS/MELIUS."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elihu Root, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group