Yale University Award Medal
Silver; leather, wood, silk
case: 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 13/16 in. ( 8.6 x 8.6 x 2.1 cm )
diameter: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Silver struck uniface medal with obverse depicting Yale University coat of arms in the form of a shield bearing an open book with Hebrew text, all within circular panel at center; legend: ":FOR.SERVICE.TO.YALE:/LUX.ET.VERITAS." Reverse is engraved: "Irving/Sands Olds/1956." Medal is inset into square dark blue leather fitted case with cream ribbed silk and dark blue silk velvet interior.
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