Commemorative Medal: Haverford College, Class of 1862

Object Number: 
INV.13912.1
Date: 
1869 or later
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "G.H.L."
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing the building of Haverford College at center dated "1869" below; legend: "HAVERFORD COLLEGE/PENNSYLVANIA." Reverse shows open book inscribed "HOLY BIBLE" with burning oil lamp at center, date above: "1833"; with legend: " 'NON DOCTIOR SED MELIORE DOCTRINA IMBUTUS'/FOUNDED BY THE/SOCIETY OF FRIENDS/MEMORIAL OF CLASS OF 1862."
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Creative: Tronvig Group