Medal: Adam J. Slemmer, 1861

Object Number: 
After 1861
Bronze; wood, leather, silk, brass
case: 4 7/8 x 4 7/8 x 1 3/16 in. ( 12.4 x 12.4 x 3 cm ) diameter: 3 7/16 in. ( 8.8 cm )
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "MULLER F." Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at center: "MULLER F."
Bronze struck medal with obverse bearing nude male bust facing left with legend: "ADAM J. SLEMMER."; date below bust truncation, at center: "1861." Reverse depicts exterior wall of a fort with American flag atop; surrounding legend: "THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, NEW YORK, HONORS THE DEFENDERS OF FORT PICKENS/FAR OFF BUT FAITHFUL." Medal is set into black square leather case with dark green silk velvet and white ribbed silk interior and two brass closures.
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Creative: Tronvig Group