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Badge/ medal

Badge/ medal
Title
Badge/ medal
Date 
1910
Medium 
Metal, enamel
Dimensions 
2 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 1/4 in.
Description 
A gold and gray colored metal two-part medal. The top pin section has scrolled banners topped by a crown with a red enameled cross and black enamel lettering that reads "Commandery Of/ St. Andrew/ K.T./ Richmond Virginia". It is attached by a chain link to a X shaped gold section, back by gray metal feathered points and mounted with a central circular plaque. Each arm of the X has a different symbol engraved and enameled, two lions on an black field, three lions on a black field, a red Christian cross on black and a red German cross on black. The central plaque has a figure of a man in white robes supporting a gold cross marked "13" in black and is encircled by the words "Nemo Me Impune Lacessit/ Constituted 1878" on light green enamel. "K.T." stands for "Knights Templar".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3303
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group