College of the City of New York Award Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3191
Date: 
1960
Medium: 
Bronze; cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 3 3/16 x 3 3/16 x 1/2 in. ( 8.1 x 8.1 x 1.3 cm ) diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, in exergue, at lower right: "A.P.d'Andrea" Inscription: reverse, below bust truncation, at center: "A. P. d'Andrea" Inscription: box, inside cover: "Medallic Art Co./New York"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Arthur Kornberg facing right with stylized depiction of chemical equipment at right; legend at left: "DR. ARTHUR KORNBERG"; date in exergue: "1960." 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