Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association

Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association
Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association
Title
Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association
Date 
1874
Medium 
Gold
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description 
Gold struck medal with obverse showing seated female conversing with youth, at right, with scroll in hand; inscription in exergue: "FOUNDED 1795./INC.1806." Reverse with legend: "THE MASS. CHARITABLE MECHANIC ASSOCIATION," surrounding central space inscribed: "AWARD/TO/John Rogers/FOR/Statuary Groups/1874."
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Katherine Rebecca Rogers
Object Number 
1936.719
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, above exergual line, at left: "C. GOBRECHT. F."
Gallery Label 
This gold medal was struck for an exhibition held by the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association in 1874.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group