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Medal

Object Number: 
1943.266
Medium: 
metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x in. ( 5.7 x 3.8 x 0 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Illegible maker's mark on back.
Description: 
Gold-colored pin-back bar with black lettering "VETERAN/VALLEY OF NEW YORK" attached to a hanging medallion containing an image of a two-headed eagle above the words "SPES MEA IN DEO EST" and below the number "32".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group