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Medal

Made by: Medallic Art Company __Foundry ||Vincze, Paul __Artist

Currently in storage


About this object

Medal celebrating the two hundreth anniversary of James Smithson's birth at the occasion of a celebration at the Smithsonian Institution. On obverse: full profile portrait of James Smithson, facing left, around border, an inscription. On reverse frontal view of the Smithsonian Castle with inscription.

Category:
OTHER METALWORK
Object name:
Medal
Made from:
Bronze
Made in:
USA: New York
Date made:
1965
Size:
Dia. 2 3/8 in.
overall __ __ __ __6.01 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.153
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION; MARK __on front: James Smithson 1765-1829, signature of artist P. Vincze, on back: For the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge among men Smithsonian Institution, Presented at the Bicentennial of James Smithson 1765-1965; mark: Medallic Art Co., N.Y. Bronze
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973