MAINE RELIC PLAQUE, 1913. 12 3/4 x 17 1/2 Cast Bronze. The obverse is dominated by a large figure of liberty, her right hand extended and her left holding a round shield inscribed PATRIOTISM DEVOTION around a spread eagle perched atop an American shield. Upper left, IN MEMORIAM. Lower left, below a scen. MAINE/ DESTROYED IN HAVANA HARBOR/ FEBRUARY 15TH 1898. Inscribed at bottom: THIS TABLET IS CAST FROM METAL RECOVERED FROM THE U. A spectacular display piece and probably the most sought-after numismatic relic item available to collectors. These large wall plaques are found throughout the country on U. Maine Memorial Monuments and were also given to veterans organizations to display. It is a truly stunning piece by one of Americas foremost sculptors. The item “U. S. S. MAINE RELIC PLAQUE” is in sale since Saturday, June 23, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Other Naval Collectibles”. The seller is “oooyeah0″ and is located in Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States