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Badge/ medal

Object Number: 
2002.1.3308
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
3 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A very dark brown colored metal two-part medal. The top pin bar is embossed with a tiny German cross and the words "Pittsburgh K.T. 1898". It is attached to the lower medallion by a chain link. The lower medallion is embossed with a central figure with a spear and sword standing over a fallen enemy encircled by the words "Nemo Me Impune Lacesset/ 1878" and "Commandery Of St. Andrew/ No. 13/ Richmond, VA." "K.T." stands for "Knights Templar".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group