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Major General Andrew Jackson Military Medal

Object Number: 
1205
Date: 
1822-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below exergual line, at center: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Andrew Jackson facing right with legend: "MAJOR GENERAL ANDREW JACKSON." Reverse with two female allegorical figures: Fame writing "ORLEANS" on a tablet and holding a laurel wreath, and Peace with palm branch, halting her; legend: "RESOLUTION OF CONGRESS FEBRUARY 27. 1815." and inscription: "BATTLE OF NEW-ORLEANS/JANUARY 8. 1815."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group