Maryland Institute Medal

Object Number: 
1950.11
Date: 
ca. 1855
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower center of field: "STABLER" Inscription: reverse, at lower center of field: "STABLER"
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing allegorical figure of Justice holding scales and sword, to the right are articles of commerce; sailing ships in the background; scroll at bottom inscribed: "INDUSTRY THE MEANS PLENTY THE RESULT"; legend: "MARYLAND INSTITUTE for the PROMOTION of the MECHANIC ARTS"; in exergue: "BALTIMORE." Reverse has space for engraving at center, surrounded by oak wreath, with legend at upper center: "AWARDED TO"; inscription: "Charles Volkert,/New York/For Inlaid/Picture in Frame/1855./Duplicate."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edmond C. Bonaventure
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group