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Medal

Object Number: 
INV.5425
Date: 
1929-1941
Medium: 
Metal, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 6.4 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Circular medal suspended from scarlet and gold striped ribbon with attached pin; obverse of medal has raised figure of marine in full pack with fixed bayonet; "EXPEDITIONS" inscribed above in a semi-circle; the reverse has raised eagle perched on an anchor; with "UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS" inscribed in a semi-circle above; "FOR" is to the eagle's left and "SERVICE" to the eagle's right.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group