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Joseph Hodges Choate Commemorative Medal
Date: 1922
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Medium: Bronze; cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Overall (medal): 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) Container (box): 2 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 1/4 in. (7 × 7 × 0.6 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Joseph Choate facing left with legend: "CHOATE." Reverse contains inscription at center, enclosed by laurel wreath: "JOSEPH . HODGES . CHOATE/1832 - 1917/PATRIOT/AMBASSADOR/JURIST/ORATOR"; incense burner above, flanked by letters "C" and "A"; seal of the American Numismatic Society below. Medal is inset into square cream-colored cardboard box.
Object Number: INV.3604a
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "HA" Inscription: edge, lower center: "57" Inscription: inside box cover, imprinted in black: "MEDALLIC ART CO./NEW YORK"