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John S. Pershing Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3331
Date: 
1919
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 7/16 in. ( 3.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: "ANIE MOUROUX PARIS" Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Pershing facing left with four stars to the left of image and surrounding legend: ". JOHN . J . PERSHING/AMERICAN . EXPEDITIONARY . FORCES ."; dates to the left of image: "1917/1919." Reverse bears inscription at center: "1917 1918/"LAFAYETTE NOUS VOILA"/John J. Pershing"; legend: "CANTIGNY - BOIS - BELLEAU/CHATEAU-THIERRY-St.MIHIEL/MEUSE - ARIGONNE/LORRAINE - FERE en TARDENOIS."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Cass Connaway, 1922
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group