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Savannah Benevolent Association Good Samaritan Medal

1876
Engraved by Rudolph Laubenheimer (American (born Germany), 1833–1905)


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 34 mm, 21.38 gm (1 5/16 in., 0.75 oz.)

Accession Number

13.775

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obverse: I WAS SICK AND YOU VISITED ME / MATT. XXV. XXXVI. around a depiction of a good Samaritan attending to a person on the ground, a donkey is at left and a palm tree at right; signed R. LAUBENHEIMER in the exergue. The whole surrounded by a decorative border.
Reverse: SAVANNA BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION / PRESENTED TO / around a first-aid cross with 1876 at the center. The inscription field below is blank. The whole surrounded by a decorative border.
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay