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American Declaration of War

Object Number: 
INV.1812
Date: 
ca. 1917
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/2 in. ( 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: at lower right: "ELI.HARVEY/FECIT. [followed by trademark symbol" inscription: edge, lower center: "85 MEDALLIC ART CO.N.Y."
Description: 
Bronze struck uniface medallion with American eagle with spread wings standing upon rock; legend outside field at lower center: "APRIL.6.1917."
Gallery Label: 
This medallion was issued by the Medallic Art Co., N.Y. for the American Numismatic Society to commemorate the U.S. entering the World War I on April 6, 1917.
Provenance: 
Luftschein, #201.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group