Governor Isaac Shelby Military Medal

Object Number: 
INV.2689
Date: 
1821
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below exergual inscription: "FURST. F."
Description: 
White metal struck medal with uniformed bust of Isaac Shelby facing right and legend: "GOVERNOR ISAAC SHELBY." Reverse shows a battle scene with legend: "BATTLE OF THE THAMES. OCTO. 5.1813." and inscription in exergue: "RESOLUTION OF CONGRESS/APRIL 4. 1818."
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Creative: Tronvig Group