Jonathan Brecher submitted this tough challenge for our readers. Thanks. Who can crack the puzzle? -Editor
I think that anyone short of an expert will have a hard time answering more than one or two of these questions. But we've got some experts here!
Let's see how folks do, or if I've come up with a stumper. :-)
I'm showing the wreaths on the reverses of four different US medals. Three of these I've had for a while; the fourth one is a new purchase. And a
jaw-dropper of a purchase also - but for reasons that are not exactly related to this challenge and that I'll reveal afterwards. For now, give this a
1. Besides obvious trivial details (They're all round! They're all silver! They all have wreaths on them!), what do the four medals have in common?
2. Identify each medal:
* A (30.5 mm): [difficult]
* B (30.5 mm): [expert-plus]
* C (36.1 mm): [expert]
* D (36.1 mm): [expert-plus]
Mystery medal A reverse
Mystery medal B reverse
Mystery medal C reverse
Mystery medal D reverse
Now that's tough. But if anyone can do it, it's an E-Sylum reader. What say you? -Editor
Wayne Homren, Editor
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