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Medallion in case in box w/docu: Medalic Art Co. 50th. Ann..

Object Number: 
1950.269
Date: 
1950
Medium: 
Bronze; cloth, paper
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm ) Part (inner case): 3 x 3 x 5/8 in. (7.6 x 7.6 x 1.6 cm) Part (outer case): 3 5/16 x 3 5/1
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, lower left: "B.M." inscription: obverse, lower right: preceded by trademark symbol: "MACo."
Description: 
Struck bronze medal with obverse showing head of Minerva, facing right, in leopard's head helmet and fragment of reproducing machine with same medal; reverse shows hand holding reduced copy of same medal and a laurel branch, eagle upon nest with four eaglets; inscription: "1900 1950/MEDALLIC ART COMPANY/50th ANNIVERSARY." White clothbound case; paper box with insciption at top: "MEDALLIC ART COMPANY/325 EAST 4TH STREET.NEW YORK 17"; typed at center of box: "Mr. Alexander J. Wall, Supervisor/of Education and Public Relations/new York Historical Society/Central Park West at 76th Street/New York, New York." Stamp with U.S. postal seal at lower right corner.
Gallery Label: 
This medal was issued in 1950 by the Medallic Art Company, N.Y. to commemorate its 50th anniversary.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group