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Harvard University Medal

Object Number: 
1939.523
Date: 
1907
Medium: 
Silver, silk
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 cm ) Overall: 28 3/4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 73 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: Inscribed verso: "HAEC STUDIA ADOLESCENTIM ALUNT/INSTITUTE OF 1770" inscription: Inscribed recto: "N.J. O'Conor/07"
Description: 
Silver die-struck medal suspended from black and white silk satin ribbons by two circular loops. Associated with Harvard University. Obverse depicts vignette of book, scroll, and caduceus at center, with legend: "HAEC STUDIA ADOLESCENTIM ALUNT"; inscription below: "INSTITUTE/OF/1770" Reverse contains seal of Harvard University suspended between two columns from tablet engraved: "N.J. O'Conor"; small rectangular plaque beneath is inscribed "07".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Norreys Jephson O'Conor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group