Paul Revere Life Insurance Medal / Dogtag

This medal appears to be a precursor of modern day insurance cards. It could be worn as a dogtag, watch fob, keychain piece, or other adornment.

On the obverse, it shows a man in Revolutionary War era garb riding a horse past a church and some Colonial style homes. The upper legend reads “The Paul Revere Life Insurance Co. Worcester, Mass.” and the lower legend reads “Health – Accident – Life”.

Medal Paul Revere Life Insurance Dogtag Obverse

Medal Paul Revere Life Insurance Dogtag Obverse

On the reverse, it shows a policy number written between the legend “If injured or unable to identify me, telegraph this number” ### “to the Paul Revere Life Insurance Company”.  At the bottom is a maker’s mark that appears to read “© – Rammes”

Medal Paul Revere Life Insurance Dogtag Reverse

Medal Paul Revere Life Insurance Dogtag Reverse

Identification code: unknown

Date: Circa 1930-1940 (Paul Revere Insurance was founded in 1930, bought out by Provident in 1997, which was then bought out by Unum Insurance in 1999).

Mint Mark: n/a

Mintage: unknown

Country of origin: United States of America

Composition: unknown (it appears to be stainless steel, but may be pewter or silver).

Size: 30 mm wide by 36 mm tall (approximately)

Weight: unknown

Other details: Paul Revere Insurance

Estimated Value: $1-5

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