Reward of Superior Merit Medal

Reward of Superior Merit Medal
Title
Reward of Superior Merit Medal
Date 
ca. 1850
Medium 
White metal
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 cm )
Description 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing full-length male figure facing left, standing in front of table with open book and portfolio beneath, all surrounded by ornate fruit, flowers and laurel wreath; legend: "REMEMBER THY CREATOR IN THE DAYS OF THY YOUTH." Reverse contains inscription with laurel wreath above, all within floral surround: "REWARD/OF/SUPERIOR/MERIT."
Credit Line 
Purchase - Foster-Jarvis Fund
Object Number 
1958.154b
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "ALLEN/&MOORE"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group