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Firemans' Medal

1860
Dies by Robert Lovett Sr. (American, active 1828–1860s), Issuer Alfred S. Robinson (American, 1836 - 1878)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

DeWitt 10

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 31 mm, 11.76 gm (1 1/4 in., 0.41 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1535

Medium or Technique

Tin

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: A beaded circle enclosing: * WHEN DUTY CALLS WE GO * / UNITED WE STAND, DIVIDED WE FALL. around a the full-length figure of a fireman in full gear, signed  R.L. below
Rev: A laurel wreath with a helmet and gear at the knot at the bottom, enclosing; FIREMANS’ / MEDAL. / 1860
Edge: milled

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society