University of North Dakota Medal
Object Place: United States
Diameter and weight: 70 mm, 193.2 gm (2 3/4 in., 6.81 oz.)
Medium or Technique
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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
Sold Collectors Auctions Limited, Danbury, CT, September 7, 1990, lot 113, to Cornelius C. Vermeule, III; to MFA, 2005.
Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III
Reproduced with permission.