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Award Medal: Gerardus Post, 1862

Object Number: 
ca. 1862
Silver; silk
diameter: 1 9/16 in. ( 4 cm )
Silver die-struck and engraved medal with obverse bearing engraved inscription surrounded by laurel and oak wreath: "Awarded/to/Gerardus Post/for superiority/in/Oratory/Wallacks/Feb. 18th../1862." Reverse contains engraved inscription surrounded by border of Greek key ornament: "Students/Col. Coll./SemiAnnual." Medal is suspended on dark blue silk ribbon drawn through loop attached at top center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Gerard Post Herrick, 1957
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group