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John James Audubon Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
1964.32a
Date: 
1962
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, at lower left of field: "[trademark symbol] 1962" Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting clothed bust of Audubon facing right with legend: "JOHN JAMES AUDUBON/1785-1851." Reverse shows owl perched upon oak branch with mouse holding acorn beneath; surrounding legend: "THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS/-AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY."
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group