Medallion in box: Haviland...
diameter: 1 15/16 in. ( 5 cm )
Inscription: edge, at lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y."
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Merrit Haviland Smith facing left. Reverse bears inscription: "ENGINEER.FOR/40.YEARS.OF.THE/WATER.SUPPLY.OF/THE.CITY.OF.NEW.YORK/1862 1926/.COLONEL.OF./ARTILLERY.IN/THE.GREAT.WAR"; surrounding legend: ".MERRIT.HAVILAND.SMITH."
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