diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
marked: on edge: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y." and "18K"
Gold struck medal issued by the New-York Historical Society for achievement in history; obverse with allegorical figure of history and legend "THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY"; reverse with open book and legend "FOR / ACHIEVEMENT / IN HISTORY"; engraved "1942" above book and "GEORGE CLINTON DENSMORE ODELL" at bottom; beaded border. Original fitted leather-covered box engraved "George C.D. Odell" on cover.
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