Princeton University Bicentennial Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
INV.5553
Date: 
1946
Medium: 
Bronze; paper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing the building of Nassau Hall at Princeton University; legend: "PRINCETON UNIVERSITY/BICENTENNIAL"; date inscribed below image: "1746-1946." Reverse shows coat of arms of Princeton University at center; legend: "DEI SUB NUMINE/VICET/SIGILLVM VNIVERSITATIS PRINCETONIENSIS"; ornate ivy vine border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Museum of Natural History, 1954
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group