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pin, Whitehead and Hoag K.O.T.M. Knights of the Maccabees Fraternal Order Medal/Badge 1900



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Whitehead & Hoag Co. Knights of the Maccabees Fraternal Order Medal/Badge, dated 1900. Neat medal or badge from the K.O.T.M. Knights of the Maccabees showing an image of the Maccabee Temple with their motto Astra Castra Numen Lumen which means The Stars My Camp, The Deity My Light. This rather obscure organization was founded in 1878 in London Ontario Canada by members of the Order of the Foresters and they base their rituals on the Maccabees which were a group of Jewish rebels against the Seleucid Empire described in the Books of the Maccabees which are considered to be part of the Biblical Canon by the Catholics and part of Apocrypha by the Protestants. Made by Whitehead and Hoag. Signed on back, Measures approx. 3.25 inches x 2 inches. Has a "C" clasp., pin

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