Harvard Tercentenary Medal

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

GUSN

GUSN-38873

Description

Harvard Tercentenary medal designed and executed by Graham Carey, A.B. (Harvard) 1914. Given to Mr. William Sumner Appleton, one of the delegates, with the compliments of Harvard University.

Details

Descriptive Terms

medals
boxes (containers)
metal
cardboard
Medal, Commemorative

Inscription

Heads: ANNO ACADEMIAE HARVARDIANAE TRECENTESIMO MDCCCCXXXVI around the perimeter; VE/RI/TAS in the center of the shield. Edge of medal: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. Tails: 1636 1936/OUT OF SMALLE/BEGINNINGS GREAT/ER THINGS HAVE BEEN PRODUCED BY HIS/HAND THAT MADE ALL/THINGS OF NOTHING/AND GIVES BEING/TO ALL THINGS/THAT ARE. (Stamped)
Top of the Box: HARVARD TERCENTARY MEDAL outside lid in the center; MEDALLIC ART CO./NEW YORK, inside lid in center. (Printed)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Harvard University

Accession Number

1936.1012.AB