GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.
Mexican Border War Service Medal for Nebraska National Guard
ARTIFACT: Mexican Border War Service Medal for Nebraskan National Guard. The medal pinback reads: "FROM THE STATE OF NEBRASKA" and the center of the suspended planchet shows an eagle, wings spread clutching a shield that reads: "MEXICAN BORDER SERVICE" with a garland of oak leaves beneath. The outer edge of the medal reads: "NEBRASKA NATIONAL GUARD" in embossed lettering with a small raised five point star at the bottom center.
VINTAGE: Circa 1920's
SIZE: Approximately Pinback: 1-5/8" x 5/8"; Planchet: 3" in diameter
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Cooper
ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with 'C' type catch
MARKINGS: "RYAN JLY. CO. OMAHA NEBR"
ITEM NOTES: This is from a USCG collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRVBEX TRAX16 LGEX3/16
CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine - Excellent): The medal shows minor to moderate wear, oxidation to reverse, overall handsome patina.