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Engraved Harvard Natural History Society Silver Medallion

Auction:
2230
Lot:
450
Sold for:
$388$330

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Engraved Harvard Natural History Society Silver Medallion, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1837, one side of the oval medallion centered with an applied symbol of the All-Seeing Eye in relief and engraved "HARVARD NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY," "Jonathan Dorr 1837"; the other side centered with an applied cornucopia in relief and the Latin words "DIVES OPIS NATURA SUAE," (rich, abundance, nature, gratifying), both sides engraved with zigzag and scalloped borders, dia. 2 in.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Cambridge, HARVARD NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY, Jonathan Dorr, Massachusetts, Coins, Exonumia, Harvard University, Medallion