Daniel Parish, Jr. Award Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3325
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Bronze; cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 9/16 in. ( 4.8 x 4.8 x 1.4 cm ) diameter: 1 13/16 in. ( 4.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "LEA AHLBORN FEC." Inscription: box bottom, in black ink: "To/Daniel Parish Jr./with/Compliments/of/B. Betts"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Daniel Parish facing left; legend: "DANIEL PARISH, JR." Reverse contains inscription at center enclosed by wreath of oak and laurel: "FROM HIS/FELLOW-NUMISMATISTS/IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION/OF HIS ZEAL FOR AND/DEVOTION TO THE/SCIENCE."; surrounding legend: "ANNO SEXTO PRAESIDENTIAE SOCI. AMERI. NUMIS. ET ARCHAEOL./MDCCCLXXXX." Medal is inset into cardboard box bottom.
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Creative: Tronvig Group