Columbia University Service Award Medal

Object Number: 
INV.5357
Date: 
ca. 1934
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
case: 4 x 4 x 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 10.2 x 1.3 cm ) diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.9 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation: "TOM H. JONES" Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing bust of female in Roman armor facing left with surrounding legend: ".IN.LVMINE.TVO.VIDEBIMVS.LVMEN." Reverse has laurel wreath with date within: "1754"; inscription below: "AWARDED TO/JONATHAN MAYHEW WAINWRIGHT/FOR SERVICE/1934"; legend around border: ".COLUMBIA.VNIVERSITY.IN.THE.CITY.OF.NEW.YORK." Black fitted cardboard case with green velvet lining.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Col. J.M. Wainwright, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group