Badge/ medal

Object Number: 
Metal, enamel
2 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 1/4 in.
A gold and gray colored metal two-part medal. The top pin section has scrolled banners topped by a crown with a red enameled cross and black enamel lettering that reads "Commandery Of/ St. Andrew/ K.T./ Richmond Virginia". It is attached by a chain link to a X shaped gold section, back by gray metal feathered points and mounted with a central circular plaque. Each arm of the X has a different symbol engraved and enameled, two lions on an black field, three lions on a black field, a red Christian cross on black and a red German cross on black. The central plaque has a figure of a man in white robes supporting a gold cross marked "13" in black and is encircled by the words "Nemo Me Impune Lacessit/ Constituted 1878" on light green enamel. "K.T." stands for "Knights Templar".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group