Major General Winfield Scott

Object Number: 
INV.2687
Date: 
1824
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
insciption: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Winfield Scott facing right with legend: "MAJOR GENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT." Reverse bears inscription within wreath of laurel and palm branches intertwined with serpent biting its own tail: "RESOLUTION/OF/CONGRESS/NOVEMBER 3.1814./BATTLES OF CHIPPEWA/JULY 5.1814./NIAGARA/JULY 25.1814."
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Creative: Tronvig Group