University of North Dakota Medal

1970
Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 70 mm, 193.2 gm (2 3/4 in., 6.81 oz.)

Accession Number

2005.1162

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: AN INVITATION TO LEARNING around a laureate bust facing right, ALMA / MATER to right, SEEK / KNOWLEDGE / GAIN / WISDOM / & RENDER / LOVE for / HUMANITY / THROUGH GREATER SERVICE along the left and bottom, signed Avard Fairbanks along the edge of the bust.
Rev: THE UNIVERSITY OF / NORTH DAKOTA around three figures facing a torch to the left.
Edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Sold Collectors Auctions Limited, Danbury, CT, September 7, 1990, lot 113, to Cornelius C. Vermeule, III; to MFA, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.