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The Society of Medalists 3rd Issue

Object Number: 
INV.5536
Date: 
1931
Medium: 
Bronze; paper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 7/8 in. ( 7.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, at lower right within field: "H A MacNeil" inscription: edge, upper center: "THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS THIRD ISSUE"; lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO.N" inscription: reverse, lower left: trademark symbol
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing four stylized figures of Native Americans of the Hopi tribe performing the ritual Snake Dance; inscription below exergual line: "HOPI." Reverse shows a group of running nude male figures of Hopi Indians holding snakes against the background of mountains and stormy sky; inscription below exergual line"PRAYER FOR RAIN."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group