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Major General Alexander Macomb Military Medal

Object Number: 
INV.2698
Date: 
1824-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below truncation at center: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below inscription in ex., at center: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing unifromed bust of Alexander macomb facing right surrounded by legend: "MAJOR GENERAL ALEXANDER MACOMB." Reverse shows a naval battle with legend: "RESOLUTION OF CONGRESS NOVEMBER 3, 1814."; inscription in exergue: "BATTLE OF PLATTSBURGH/SEPT.11.1814."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group