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World War I Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10213
Date: 
1914-1919
Medium: 
Bronze; wood, leather, silk
Dimensions: 
case: 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 1 in. ( 11.4 x 11.4 x 2.5 cm ) diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of image: "A. Morlon" Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE" Inscription: case cover, imprinted in gold: "IRVING S. OLDS"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting semi-nude allegorical female figure, with sword in her right hand, above image of tank moving forward. Reverse bears blank roundel for engraving at center, framed by elaborate surround of laurel branches and roses. Medal is inset into square black leather fitted case with dark blue silk satin and silk velvet interior.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group