John Pierpont Morgan Plaquette
Miller ANS #30; Baxter 292
Legacy dimension: .089 x .073
Medium or Technique
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John Pierpont Morgan Memorial. Obv. Tablet inscribed JOHN / PIERPONT / MORGAN supported on left by a draped female figure holding a palm, with mask below: on right, by a nude male figure holding a hammer on an anvil. Rev. Triumphal arch with female figure in a niche in center: groups on the panels at either side. Inscribed above - Character. Religion. Friendship. Dates MDC / CCXXX / VII / MCM / XIII in two medallions. Signed E FUCHS. Published by American Numismatic Society. Struck by Whitehead and Hoag Co. Dies made in Paris under direction of artist.
According to Vermeule the obv & rev are switched here.
To the MFA when issued. Gift of Edward D. Adams, the American Numismatic Society's chairman of the committee for the publication of medals. (Accession Date: April 9, 1914)
Gift of Edward D. Adams