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Distinguished Service Medal

1918


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: length with ribbon: 8.3 x diameter of medal: 3.8 x 0.2 cm (3 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.601

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze and blue enamel

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Eagle with outspread wings holding a sheaf of wheat in one foot and arrows in the other, beneath a cloud with stars in the center / FOR * DISTINGUISHED * SERVICE * MCMXVIII
Rev: blank
Edge: 1708

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems