Society of Colonial Wars Plaquette
Overall: 5 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 3/16 in. ( 13 x 9.2 x 0.5 cm )
Inscription: obverse, at center right of field: "KELLY/AFTER/PEALE"
Bronze struck uniface plaquette with obverse showing bust-length three-quarter left portrait of George Washington with inscriptions: ""THE/COLONIAL WASHINGTON," above; in exergue: "SOCIETY OF COLONIAL WARS/STATE OF NEW YORK NOV 16 1909."
Founded in 1892, the Society of Colonial Wars admits male descendants of British or Colonial soldiers and of colonial civil and military officials from the period 1620-1775.
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