Civic Forum Medallion
diameter: 3 3/16 in. ( 8.1 cm )
Gold struck medallion with obverse depicting female personification of Liberty clad in Grecian dress, with torch in her left hand and small winged statuette of Fame with laurel wreath in her right hand; inscription at left of field: ".FOUNDED./.NEW.YORK./.1907."; legend: ".THE.CIVIC.FORUM." Reverse shows American eagle within circular field at center, with legend beneath: "FOR.DISTINGUISHED.PUBLIC.SERVICE."; surrounding legend outside beaded border: ". ELIHU . ROOT . 1927 ./. CITIZEN ."
Gift of Elihu Root, Jr.
Inscription: edge, lower center: "TIFFANY&CO. MAKERS 18KT. GOLD"
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