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American Independence Medal
Date: ca. 1782
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Place made: Europe, The Netherlands
Description: Silver struck medal with obverse depicting female personification of America holding pole topped with Phrygian cap in her right hand and caduceus in her left; flowers and cornucopia at her feet, distant landscape in background; legend above: "NEDERLAND VERKLAARD AMERICA VRY." Reverse depicts symbols of trade and commerce with sailing ship in background at left; legend above: "DE ALGEMEENE WENSCH."; in exergue: "1782."
Object Number: INV.10694
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, in exergue: "J.M.LAGENAN"