Orville A. Derby 100th Anniversary Medal

Object Number: 
INV.5551
Date: 
1951
Medium: 
Gilt bronze; carboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 3/8 in. ( 5.7 x 5.7 x 1 cm ) diameter: 1 15/16 in. ( 5 cm )
Description: 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing bust-length portrait of Orville Derby with surrounding legend: "DIVISAO . DE . GEOLOGIA . E. MINERALOGIA . /ORVILLE . A. DERBY ." Reverse depicts crossed hammers with letters "D", "G", and "M" and dates below: "1851-1951"; surrounding legend: "CENTENARIO . DE . NASCIMENTO . DE . ORVILLE . A. DERBY." Medal is inset into dark blue square cardboard box.
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Creative: Tronvig Group