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Unveiling Statue of General Urguiza Plaquette

Argentine
1920


Object Place: South America, Argentina

Dimensions

Overall: 51 × 37 × 3 mm (2 × 1 7/16 × 1/8 in.) Weight: 38.77 gm (1.37 oz.)

Accession Number

22.274

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Rectangular medal commemorating unveiling of statue of Gen Urquiza.

Obverse: Womand seated at proper right, holding a branch before equestrian statue in background with rays of light behind it; inscribed below.

Reverse: Inscribed above and below a branch wrapped with a ribbon.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed below [artist's name] and "CAPITAN GENERAL/JUSTO JOSE DE URQUIZA".

Reverse: Inscribed above branch "LA COMISON/DEL HOMENAJE NACIONAL/AL LIBERATDOR.FUNDADOR/-DE LA-/UNIDAD ARGENTINA/Y PRIMER PRESIDENTE/CONSTITUCIONAL/-" and below branch "B.AIRES/11·NOVIEMBRE·1920".

Signed

Obverse: Signed.

Credit Line

Gift of Señor Don Tomas A. LeBreton