First National City Bank 150th Anniversary Medal

Object Number: 
INV.4906
Date: 
1962
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower center: "monjo" Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude male figure at center with his arms stretched in protective gesture over smaller figures, both male and female, representing agriculture, industry, family, and culture; images of airplane and ship in background symbolize commerce and transportation; legend beneath: ". FIRST . NATIONAL . CITY . BANK ." Reverse depicts tree at center with the bank's logo above, bearing legend: "FIRST NATIONAL CITY BANK/NEW YORK"; band running horizontally across tree trunk is inscribed: "150 YEARS OF SERVICE"; legend around border: ". FAMILY . CULTURE . COMMERCE . TRANSPORTATION . INDUSTRY . AGRICULTURE . "
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Creative: Tronvig Group