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Major General William Henry Harrison Military Medal

Object Number: 
1929.150
Date: 
1824-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "FURST. F." inscription: reverse, below inscription in exergue: "FURST. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of William Henry Harrison facing right with legend: "MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM H. HARRISON." Reverse shows allegorical figure of America crowning captured British and Indian arms with a wreath; inscription below exergual line: "BATTLE OF THE THAMES/OCTOBER 5. 1813."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. John V. Irwin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group