Joseph Hodges Choate Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
2099
Date: 
1922
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "HA" Inscription: edge, lower center: "196"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Joseph Choate facing left with legend: "CHOATE." Reverse contains inscription at center, enclosed by laurel wreath: "JOSEPH . HODGES . CHOATE/1832 - 1917/PATRIOT/AMBASSADOR/JURIST/ORATOR"; incense burner above, flanked by letters "C" and "A"; seal of the American Numismatic Society below.
Gallery Label: 
This medal was struck for the American Numismatic Society and the Century Association.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group