American Declaration of War
Bronze; cloth, paper
Overall: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm) Part (tray): 3 13/16 x 3 13/16 x 1/4 in. (9.7 x 9.7 x 0.6 cm)
inscription: at lower right within field: "ELI.HARVEY/FECIT." followed by trademark symbol inscription: edge, lower center: "86 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." White square cloth-bound tray with insciption inside: "MEDALLIC ART CO./New York."
This medallion was issued by the Medallic Art Co., N.Y. for the ANS to commemorate the U.S. entering the World War I on April 6, 1917.
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