Medallion

Object Number: 
2002.1.4603
Date: 
1942
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Box: 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/4 in.; medallion: 1/8 x 1 3/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A silver colored medallion in its original ivory colored cardboard box. The medallion has a very raised relief of a young man in a military uniform with a flying eagle behind and the name "Colin Kelly". On the reverse "With Herioc Courage He attacked and sank an enemy battleshipand gave his life for his country & for Freedom/ Dec. 10, 1941". Pierced at the top for hanging as a pendant.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group