Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.365c
Date: 
1917
Medium: 
Gold metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 38.4mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
Gold metal struck medal with obverse showing eye under clouds with rays and stars around block topped by flame; legend: "CONFEDERATION". Reverse legend: "THE VETERAN CORPS OF ARTILLERY OF NEW YORK/ ACTED AS/ GUARD OF HONOR/ TO/ MARSHAL JOFFRE/ AND THE FRENCH OFFICIALS/ ON MAY 9TH;/ AND TO HON. A. J. BALFOUR/ AND THE ENGLISH OFFICIALS/ ON MAY 11TH/ 1917/ AT CITY HALL/ NEW YORK"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group