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Nicholas Roerich Medal

Object Number: 
INV.5555
Date: 
1929
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below truncation, at left: "HENRY DROPSY" Inscription: reverse, at lower right of image: artist's initials "HD" Inscription: edge, upper center: "V.CANALE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing head of Nicholas Roerich facing right with legend: ".NICHOLAS ROERICH./.XL." Reverse shows stylized group of people erecting a building with Roerich Museum logo comprised of letters "R" and "M" within circle beneath; legend: "ROERICH MUSEUM./.HONOUR.TO.THE.CREATOR.AND.BUILDER.NEW-YORK. MCMXXIX."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Museum of Natural History, 1954
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group