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Major General Jacob Brown Military Medal

Object Number: 
1942.2
Date: 
After 1840
Medium: 
Copper-plated lead
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "FURST. F." Inscription: reverse, below inscription in exergue, at lower center: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Copper-plated lead electrotype of Jacob Brown military medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Brown facing right with legend: ".MAJOR GENERAL JACOB BROWN." Reverse shows eagle in front of facses labelled "NIAGARA," "ERIE," "CHIPPEWA," flanked by military trophies; legend: "RESOLUTION OF CONGRESS NOVEMBER 3. 1814."; inscription below exergual line: "BATTLES OF/CHIPPEWA. JULY 5. 1814./NIAGARA. JULY 25. 1814./ERIE. SEP. 17. 1814."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group