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Title Medal: New Jersey. Victory 1917-1918. Presented by the State of New Jersey to Its Citizens Who Served in the World War.
Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Catalog Number 2008.071.0005
Collection World War I Collection
Credit Gift of Robert Foster.
Description Medal: New Jersey. Victory 1917-1918. Presented by the State of New Jersey to Its Citizens Who Served in the World War. Bronze or bronze finished cast medal, 1-3/8" diameter with lettering and decoration in relief on both sides; ribbon with cast metal clasp bar; 3" overall height. No manufacturer's marks. Date of issue not established, but probably 1918 and onward.

A World War One item that could have typically been awarded to and worn by a Hoboken resident, but it does not have a defined Hoboken provenance.

Vignette on front depicts Liberty with shield and sword; a montage of battle in the air, sea and ground is shown.

Reverse has text: Presented by the State of New Jersey to Its Citizens Who Served in the World War. Depicted is a shield, Seal of the State of New Jersey.
Date 1918-1920
Year Range from 1918.0
Year Range to 1920.0
Search Terms World War I
Caption front
Imagefile 067\20080710005.TIF
Classification War
Military