Victory Liberty Loan medal

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1917-1919

GUSN

GUSN-194500

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

Descriptive Terms

medals
ribbon (material)
metal
Medal, Commemorative

Inscription

"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.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3/8 (W), 1 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2724