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The Defendant and His Counsel

Object Number: 
2008.42.278
Date: 
1901
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 37.9mm (1 1/2 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse along bottom edge: "DAVENPORT. COPYRIGHT/ 1901./ BY W.R. HEARST. MADE BY W.F. DOLL M'F'G CO N.Y."; reverse at bottom: "W.F. DOLL MFG CO. N.Y."
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing standing man holding scroll with hand on the shoulder of a seated officer; legend: "THE DEFENDANT AND HIS COUNSEL". Reverse shows bell at center labeled "INDEPENDENCE BELL surrounded by images of "WASHINGTON"S TOMB/ MT. VERNON VA.", "GRANT'S TOMB", "THE NEW/ U.S.S. MAINE/ LAUNCHED AT PHILA JULY/ 27. 1901", "BETSY ROSS HOUSE"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group