Medalet promoting Winfield Scott for president, 1852. Gilt brass. DeWitt WS 1852-13. Holed for suspension, with fragment of silk ribbon.
OBV: Military bust of Scott to left; around, MAJ GENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT. REV: Inscription, CHIPPEWA/ LUNDY'S LANE/ CERRO GORDO/ CONTRERAS/ CHURUBUSCO/ CHAPULTEPEC/ MEXICO.
Unusually high grade specimen of this Scott campaign medalet listing Mexican War battles. The ribbon shows how it was worn during the campaign, and almost never survives intact.