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New York Athletic Club Medal

Object Number: 
INV.5152
Date: 
1919
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, at lower center: "ROBERT STOLL"
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing image of American eagle in glory atop shield with stars and stripes, flanked by two soldiers holding rifles; all within border of stars. Reverse bears inscription at center: "PRESENTED/BY THE/NEW YORK/ATHLETIC CLUB/TO ITS MEMBERS/WHO SERVED IN THE/WORLD WAR/1917 1918", enclosed within laurel wreath with winged foot (NYAC logo) beneath.
Gallery Label: 
The New York Athletic Club was founded in 1868 to bring organization and uniformity in measurement to amateur sports in the United States.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group