Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.381
Date: 
1914
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 69.8mm (2 3/4 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing right-facing accolated bust-length profiles; legend: "COMMODORE MACDONOUGH AND GENERAL MACOMB SEPT. 11, 1814." Obverse shows battle scene at sea in background with New York State Seal in foregound; legend: "CENTENARY OF THE BATTLE OF PLATTSBURGH/ 1814 1914"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group