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Edward Prince of Wales Visit to New York Medal

Object Number: 
INV.4927
Date: 
1919
Medium: 
Bronze; cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 3/8 in. ( 7 x 7 x 1 cm ) diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: initials "JF" within circle Inscription: edge, lower center: "83" Inscription: box cover, imprinted in black: "PRINCE OF WALES Medal/struck/by/American Numismatic/Society/1919/(Bronze) Inscription: inside
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Edward, Prince of Wales, facing right; his coat of arms a lower right of field; legend: "EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES." Reverse depicts draped laureated female figure facing left, at right, with oak branches on either side, with inscription at left: "COMMEMORATING/THE VISIT OF/H.R.H. THE PRINCE/OF WALES/TO THE/UNITED STATES/NOVEMBER/M.C.M.X.I.X."; below is logo of the American Numismatic Society.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group