Metropolitan Life Insurance Exhibit Medal

Object Number: 
1941.426
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Gilt copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Gilt copper struck medal with obverse showing Trylon and Perisphere, radiant; legend: "METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE EXHIBIT"; inscription: "NEW YORK/WORLD/FAIR." Reverse depicts upper section of Metlife skyscraper with legend above: "THE LIGHT THAT NEVER FAILS"; inscription below: "METROPOLITAN/LIFE INSURANCE/COMPANY."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group