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PHILADELPHIA — A jewel-encrusted medal owned and worn by George Washington is going on display in Philadelphia for the first time since it was presented to Washington in the city 233 years ago.

The Diamond Eagle is the badge of office of the president general of the Society of the Cincinnati. The organization was founded by officers of the Continental Army at the end of the Revolutionary War to preserve the revolution's memory.

To read more on MSN:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/offbeat/washingtons-bejeweled-diamond-eagle-medal-on-display/ar-BBGiupT?OCID=ansmsnnews11

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