Colonel George Croghan Military Medal

Object Number: 
1185
Date: 
1837-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation at center: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below inscription in exergue: "FURST F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with uniformed bust of George Croghan facing right with legend: "PRESENTED BY CONGRESS TO COLONEL GEORGE CROGHAN/-1835-." Reverse shows British troops attacking American fort to right with legend on a scroll above: "PARS MAGNA FUIT"; below exerugal line: "SANDUSKY/2:AUGUST./1813."
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Creative: Tronvig Group