Louis C. West ANS Medal
Designed and engraved by Gilroy Roberts (American, 1905–1991)
Object Place: United States
Diameter and weight: 70 mm, 178.6 gm (2 3/4 in., 6.3 oz.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obv: LOUIS / C. WEST around a bust of West facing slightly to the left; signed Gilroy Roberts along the truncation of the bust.
Rev: PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY / 1949 - 1959 around the oak leaf seal of the society.
Edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Cornelius C. Vermeule, III, by 1971; to the MFA, 2005.
Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III