Bronze; paper, cloth, cardboard
case: 8 1/2 x 5 5/8 x 3/4 in. ( 21.6 x 14.3 x 1.9 cm )
Overall: 2 5/16 x 3 in. ( 5.8 x 7.6 cm )
Inscription: obverse, at right of field: "QUELIN/SCULP."
Inscription: edge, upper center: "J.K.DAVISON/PHILA"
Inscription: case, inside front cover, in pencil, at upper right corner: " Jan. 20, 1919"
Bronze die-struck oval medal with obverse depicting uniformed bust of John Fremont facing left; inscription at left of image: "JOHN/CHARLES/FREMONT/PATHFINDER/SCIENTIST/SOLDIER." Reverse depicts winged allegorical figure of Victory holding olive branches and nugget of gold; beneath is banner with bear symbolizing California; behind her is the Golden Gate and rising sun; galleon at left, and steamship at right; flowers and fruit at her feet. Medal is inset into book-style clothbound presentation case of the Circle of Friends of the Medallion containing historical background; gold embossed logo with portrait of Pisanello at upper right corner of cover and number "9" on upper section of spine; woodblock-printed bookplate with initials "JMA" applied to inside of front
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