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American Medical Association Badge

Description

Green ribbon, "Guest A.M.A." with a pendant medal. On medal: Roman woman sitting holding bowl with a snake. [The snake as the medical symbol.]

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1906
Inscriptions
#1 Located on the front side: ""American Medical Association"". Boston, 1906"". #2 Located on back of medal in a circle: THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO., NEWARK NEW JERSEY. #3 Located on the ribbon: E. HEAD & HOAS CO./ ARK, NEW JERSEY.
Material
gold (metal)
Object type
Personal Symbol
Descriptive terms
Badge
badges
gold (metal)
Gold Plate
Dimensions
0.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.1394
GUSN
6647

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