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Bankers Trust Company 25th Anniversary Medal

Object Number: 
1948.583
Date: 
1928
Medium: 
Gold; cardboard, leather, silk
Dimensions: 
case: 2 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 9/16 in. ( 5.4 x 5.4 x 1.4 cm ) diameter: 1 3/16 in. ( 3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at lower center: "TIFFANY & CO." Inscription: edge, top center: "18 KT GOLD" Inscription: case, inside cover, embossed in gold: "Tiffany & Co./Fifth Avenue & 37th Street./New York/PARIS LONDON" Inscription: case, cove
Description: 
Gold struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Henry Davison facing left; with legend: ".COURAGE.HUMANITY.LOYALTY"; inscription in exergue: "HENRY P. DAVISON/FOUNDER." Reverse depicts fragment of building; legend: ".BANKERS.TRUST.COMPANY"; dates in exergue: "1903 - 1928." Round loop for hanging attached at top center. Medal is inset into dark purple square fitted cardboard case with burgundy red silk velvet interior.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. James G. Harbord
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group