Award Medal: Gerardus Post, 1862

Award Medal: Gerardus Post, 1862
Title
Award Medal: Gerardus Post, 1862
Date 
ca. 1862
Medium 
Silver; silk
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 9/16 in. ( 4 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Gerard Post Herrick, 1957
Object Number 
INV.7438k
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Creative: Tronvig Group