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A description of the medals of Washington

A description of the medals of Washington

of national and miscellaneous medals, and of other objects of interest in the Museum of the Mint : to which are added biographical notices of the directors of the Mint from 1792 to the year 1851

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Published by J.B. Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Medals,
  • Medals -- United States,
  • Art objects -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Ross Snowden
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 3983-3986
    ContributionsSnowden, James Ross, 1809-1878
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationx, 203 p., [42] p. of plates
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14675009M

    Perhaps one of the most beautifully designed of all U.S. decorations, the medal is a purple heart-shaped badge with bronze edges that depicts a profile relief bust of Washington in the uniform of a general in the Continental Army. The reverse side bears the inscription “For . Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Description of Medals of Washington in the Collection of W.S. Appleton at

    The Medal of Honor was created during the American Civil War and is the highest military decoration presented by the United States government to a member of its armed forces. The recipient must have distinguished themselves at the risk of their own life above and beyond the call of duty in action against an enemy of the United States.   By that time, the primary function of the medals as symbols of peace and allegiance had waned. The current Presidential Medals series features peace medal designs until the Ulysses S. Grant medal, with some exceptions. The presidential medal designs differ from the original peace medal designs for George Washington, John Adams, William Henry.

    Complete Guide to United States Military Medals to Present by Frank C. Foster, Lawrence H. Borts Book Description:: Complete criteria for every Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marine awards since All decorations, service medals, and ribbons shown in full-color and accompanied by dates and campaigns as well as detailed descriptions on proper wear and display. The coat of arms of the Washington family was first used to identify the family in the 12th century, when the Washington family took possession of Washington Old Hall in County Durham, England before making its way to the Colony of Virginia in the 17th century with George Washington's great-grand-father.. The design (three red stars over two horizontal red bars on a white field) has been used.


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