First National City Bank 150th Anniversary Medal

First National City Bank 150th Anniversary Medal
First National City Bank 150th Anniversary Medal
Title
First National City Bank 150th Anniversary Medal
Date 
1962
Medium 
Bronze; cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm ) inner box: 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 8.3 x 8.3 x 1.3 cm ) outer box: 3 1/2 x 3 1/2
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude male figure at center with his arms stretched in protective gesture over smaller figures, both male and female, representing agriculture, industry, family, and culture; images of airplane and ship in background symbolize commerce and transportation; legend beneath: ". FIRST . NATIONAL . CITY . BANK ." Reverse depicts tree at center with the bank's logo above, bearing legend: "FIRST NATIONAL CITY BANK/NEW YORK"; band running through tree trunk is inscribed: "150 YEARS OF SERVICE"; legend around border: ". FAMILY . CULTURE . COMMERCE . TRANSPORTATION . INDUSTRY . AGRICULTURE . " Medal is inset into square cream-colored cardboard box; outer box is of cardboard, with postage label attached.
Credit Line 
Gift of Irving S. Olds, 1963
Object Number 
INV.4905
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at lower center: "monjo" Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE" Inscription: inner box, inside cover: "Medallic Art Co./New York"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group