USA - American Wounded Medal (Purple Heart)

Description
USA - American Wounded Medal (Purple Heart)
Original - Bronze (gilt/silvered/patinated), Gold

Complete set of the medal Purple Heart, period WWII (specific case of this time).

The Purple Heart is an American military medal, awarded on behalf of the president of the United States, granted to the soldiers injured or killed in the service of the army after 5th April 1917.

The medallion is a heart of purple colour within a border of gold. A profile portrait of general George Washington is in the middle. Above the heart are the coat of arms of Washington. On the back is a heart in bronze engraved with the words "FOR MILITARY MERIT".


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Lot details
Type
American Wounded Medal (Purple Heart)
Country of Origin
USA
Material
Bronze (gilt/silvered/patinated), Gold
Original/ Replica
Original
Comes with certificate of authenticity
No
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