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Badge/ medal

Badge/ medal
Title
Badge/ medal
Date 
1920-1930
Medium 
Metal, enamel
Dimensions 
1/8 x 1 3/8 in. diameter
Description 
A silver colored medallion pierced at the top for hanging and embossed with Mercury's winged foot around a raised, red and blue enameled shield shaped plaque in the center with gold calipers over a right-angle ruler and an arm holding a hammer and the letters "JrO/ UAM". This medal appears to represent a chapter of the Free Masons, a mysterious and centuries old fraternal order involved in ritual celebrations, community and political service, moral education and philanthropy.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3328
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group