College of the City of New York Award Medal

Object Number: 
1947 or later
Bronze; cardboard, paper, cloth
case: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 5.7 x 1.3 cm ) diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Inscription: edge, lower center: 'MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE"
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude female bust at center, labelled "ADSPICE" above, flanked by male head facing left, labelled "RECPICE," and female head facing right, labelled "PROSPICE"; legend around border within scalloped rim: "COLLEGII URBIS NOV EBORAC SIGILLUM/MDCCCXLVII/THE JOHN H. FINLEY AWARD OF THE ASSOCIATE ALUMNI." Reverse bears space surrounded by ornate frame with engraved inscription: "Awarded to/for distinguished service/to the City of New York." Square cream-colored cardboard case.
Credit Line: 
Gift of President Harry N. Wright, College of the City of New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group