diameter: 1 9/16 in. ( 4 cm )
Silver die-struck and engraved medal with obverse bearing engraved inscription surrounded by laurel and oak wreath: "Awarded/to/Gerardus Post/for superiority/in/Oratory/Wallacks/Feb. 18th../1862." Reverse contains engraved inscription surrounded by border of Greek key ornament: "Students/Col. Coll./SemiAnnual." Medal is suspended on dark blue silk ribbon drawn through loop attached at top center.
Gift of Mrs. Gerard Post Herrick, 1957
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