Medallion

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

GUSN

GUSN-48089

Description

A gold embossed medal commemorating World War I with the saying, "Do right and fear no man", all around a shield with an image of an eagle. The shield is divided in two parts by a sword. A sheep, rooster, and cross on the left hand side; a bear, a heraldic lion and a sun on the right hand side. The medal is enclosed a small white box with blue paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

medals
brass (alloy)
Commemorative
Medal, Commemorative
Medal, Commemorative

Inscription

"DO RIGHT AND FEAR NO MAN" in capital letters all around the medal. "A.D. 1916” in the upper corners of the shield. "Copyright Spinger Simson" on the eagle's wings. (Stamped)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3038