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American Declaration of War

Object Number: 
INV.10763
Date: 
ca. 1917
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/2 in. ( 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: below right: "ELI . HARVEY/FECIT. " [trademark capital letter "C" within circle] struck: in the edge below center: "112 MEDALLIC ART CO NY"
Description: 
Bronze struck uniface medallion with image of American eagle with spread wings standing upon rock; legend outside field at center below reads: "APRIL . 6 . 1917 ."
Gallery Label: 
This medallion was issued by the Medallic Art Co., NY for the American Numismatic Society to commemorate the U. S. entering the World War I on April 6, 1917.
Provenance: 
Luftschein, #201
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group