Research Institute of America medal
Overall: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
on edge: "MEDALLIC ART CO. NY STERLING SILVER"
Engraved "Henry R. Luce"
Circular silver struck medal; obverse with central image of domed building with superimposed graph, book, machinery, buildings, scales, and torches; monogram RIA below; motto "JUS DICERE"; reverse, within a laurel wreath: "RESEARCH INSTITUTE AWARD / [engraved] HENRY R. LUCE / WHO HAS ENRICHED THE HISTORY OF A FREE PEOPLE / 1935-1960"
This medal belonged to Henry R. Luce (1898-1967), founder of Time, Fortune, and Life Magazines and one of the most powerful figures in the history of American journalism.
Gift of Lila Luce and H. Christopher Luce in memory of Henry Luce III
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