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Free Academy of the City of New York Award Medal

Free Academy of the City of New York Award Medal
Free Academy of the City of New York Award Medal
Title
Free Academy of the City of New York Award Medal
Date 
ca. 1853
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing Gothic revival building with legend above: THE FREE ACADEMY OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK."; inscription in exergue: "WARD (sic!) MEDAL/ESTABLISHED/1853." Reverse has space for engraving at center surrounded by open laurel wreath with inscription: "THIS/MEDAL/IS/AWARDED TO/THE STUDENT OF MOST/PROFICIENCY OF."
Object Number 
INV.4832
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, in exergue, at left: "C.C.W. S."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group