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Victory Liberty Loan medal

2006.44.2724 (RS96920)

Description

Small round silver medal with a deep red satin ribbon attached. The medal has an eagle holding an olive branch and three arrows in either foot below a building with many columns. On the back is wrtiing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1917-1919
Inscriptions
"VICTORY LIBERTY LOAN" (Arched around bottom half of front of medal)
"AWARDED / BY / THE U.S. TREASURY / DEPARTMENT / FOR / PATRIOTIC SERVICE / IN BEHALF OF THE / LIBERTY LOANS / MADE FROM CAPTURED GERMAN CANNON" (Listed and rounded around the shape of the medal)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
metal
ribbon (material)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
Medal, Commemorative
medals
metal
ribbon (material)
Dimensions
3/8 (W), 1 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2724
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
194500

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