College of the City of New York Commemorative Medal
Bronze; cardboard, paper, cloth
case: 3 11/16 x 3 11/16 x 11/16 in. ( 9.4 x 9.4 x 1.7 cm )
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude female bust at center, labelled "ADSPICE" above, flanked by male head facing left, labelled "RECPICE," and female head facing right, labelled "PROSPICE"; legend around border within scalloped rim: "COLLEGII URBIS NOV EBORAC SIGILLUM/MDCCCXLVII." Reverse bears date within central roundel "1847/1947"; legend within scalloped border: "One Hundred Years of Public Higher Education." Square cream-colored cardboard case.
Gift of President Harry N. Wright, College of the City of New York
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "A.P.d'Andrea"
Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE"
Inscription: case lid, inside, center, imprinted in black: "MEDALLIC ART CO./NEW YORK"
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