College of the City of New York Award Medal

Object Number: 
Z.1487
Date: 
1962
Medium: 
Gilt bronze; cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 9/16 in. ( 8.3 x 8.3 x 1.4 cm ) diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "Albert d'Andrea" Inscription: reverse, below bust truncation, at center: "A . P . d'Andrea" Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE" Inscription: box cover, top, in pencil: "Dr. Ro
Description: 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed male bust facing right with legend: "DR. ROBERT HOFSTADTER"; date at lower right of image: "1962." Reverse depicts nude female bust at center, labelled "ADSPICE" above, flanked by male head facing left, labelled "RECPICE," and female head facing right, labelled "PROSPICE"; legend around border within scalloped rim: "COLLEGII URBIS NOV EBORAC SIGILLUM/MDCCCXLVII." Square cream-colored cardboard case.
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Creative: Tronvig Group