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Frank H. Lahey Memorial Award Medallion

Object Number: 
ca. 1960
case: 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 1 in. ( 12.1 x 12.1 x 2.5 cm ) diameter: 3 9/16 in. ( 9 cm )
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "A. LEVITT"
Bronze struck medallion with obverse showing facing bust-length man's portrait with surrounding legend: "MEDICAL EDUCATION KEEPS AMERICA HEALTHY/FRANK H. LAHEY MEMORIAL AWARD." Reverse depicts caduceus enclosed by laurel wreath at center, with two superimposed ornate tablets inscribed: "Irving S. Olds", above, and "1960", below; legend: "FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP IN MEDICAL EDUCATION/NATIONAL FIND FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION/AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION/ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES." Medal is inset into dark blue leather fitted case with white silk satin and silk velvet interior.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group