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Charles A. Lindbergh Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
1953.84
Date: 
1927
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "E.BLIN" Inscription: reverse, vertically, along border, at left: "H.TETERGER EDITEUR" Inscription: reverse, vertically, along border, at right: "E.BLIN SCULPTEUR" Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Charles Lindbergh facing right with legend: "CHARLES A. LINDBERGH." Reverse depicts airplane in upright motion with hand holding torch beneath; legend above: "SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS"; inscriptions in exergue: "NEW-YORK/MAY 20/1927," at left, and "PARIS/MAY 21/1927," at right; below, at center, within ornate reserve: "IN THIRTY THREE HOURS/THIRTY MINUTES."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Misses Irene & Emily Braman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group