American Declaration of War
diameter: 3 1/2 in. ( 8.9 cm )
inscription: at lower right: "ELI.HARVEY/FECIT. [followed by trademark symbol" inscription: edge, lower center: "85 MEDALLIC ART CO.N.Y."
Bronze struck uniface medallion with American eagle with spread wings standing upon rock; legend outside field at lower center: "APRIL.6.1917."
This medallion was issued by the Medallic Art Co., N.Y. for the American Numismatic Society to commemorate the U.S. entering the World War I on April 6, 1917.
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