Centennial Celebration of the Battle of Lexington Medal

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

GUSN

GUSN-30189

Description

A stamped silver medal, with a piece of blue ribbon attached to the top, made for the centennial celebration of the Battle of Lexington. One side shows with a full length soldier holding a rifle in his right hand. Inscriptions all around and on the other side

Details

Descriptive Terms

medals
silver (metal)
ribbon (material)
Commemorative
Medal, Commemorative
Medal, Commemorative

Inscription

Heads: "What a glorious meaning for America"/Lexington; 1642 Camb. Farms/1775/1713/Lexington/April 19th. Tails: Centennial/celebration/of the /battle/of/Lexington/April 19, 1875. (stamped)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J.P. Tolman

Accession Number

1924.241