Washington Cathedral Medal

Object Number: 
1940.226
Date: 
1920-1040
Medium: 
Gilt aluminum
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1/16 in. ( 3.2 x 3.2 x 0.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, at lower left of field: "WHITEHEAD-HOAG"
Description: 
Gilt aluminum octagonal medal with obverse showing neo-gothic cathedral with inscription in exergue: "WASHINGTON/CATHEDRAL." Reverse bears inscription within central rectangular tablet with eagle above and draped fasces below: "TOKEN/OF MY OFFERING/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND TO HELP BUILD A/WITNESS FOR CHRIST IN/THE NATION'S CAPITAL."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Elizabeth D. Embler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group