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General Anthony Wayne Military Medal

Object Number: 
1171
Date: 
ca. 1889
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/16 in. ( 5.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, above exergual line, at right: "GATTEAUX." inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at left: "GATTEAWX"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal, with obverse showing allegorical figure of America personified by a Native American princess presenting a laurel wreath and a crown to General Wayne; legend: "ANTONIO WAYNE DUCI EXERCITUS"; inscription below exergual line: "COMITIA AMERICANA." Reverse shows a battle scene with legend above: "STONEY-POINT EXPUGNATUM"; inscription below exergual line: XV JUL.MDCCLXXIX."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group