Bankers Trust Company 25th Anniversary Medal
Gold; cardboard, leather, silk
case: 2 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 9/16 in. ( 5.4 x 5.4 x 1.4 cm ) diameter: 1 3/16 in. ( 3 cm )
Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at lower center: "TIFFANY & CO." Inscription: edge, top center: "18 KT GOLD" Inscription: case, inside cover, embossed in gold: "Tiffany & Co./Fifth Avenue & 37th Street./New York/PARIS LONDON" Inscription: case, cove
Gold struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Henry Davison facing left; with legend: ".COURAGE.HUMANITY.LOYALTY"; inscription in exergue: "HENRY P. DAVISON/FOUNDER." Reverse depicts fragment of building; legend: ".BANKERS.TRUST.COMPANY"; dates in exergue: "1903 - 1928." Round loop for hanging attached at top center. Medal is inset into dark purple square fitted cardboard case with burgundy red silk velvet interior.
Gift of Mrs. James G. Harbord
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