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William Augustus Muhlenberg Medal
Date: 1896
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Medium: Bronze; cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Overall (medal): 2 in. (5.1 cm) Container (box): 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of William Muhlenberg facing right, flanked by two vertical inscriptions: "WILLIAM AVGVSTVS/MVHLENBERG D.D.", at left, and "FOUNDER of St. LVKE'S/HOSPITAL", at right. Reverse depicts hospital's seal with palm and oak branches, at right, with inscription at center of field: "THE AMERICAN/NUMISMATIC and ARCHAEOLOGICAL/SOCIETY/COMMEMORATES BY THIS MEDAL/THE OPENING OF THE NEW/St. LVKE'S HOSPITAL/MDCCCXCVI." White circular cardboard box.
Object Number: INV.4636
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, at lower righ of field: "V.D.BRENNER N.Y." Inscription: box cover, inscribed in black ink: "St. Lukes/Hospital Muhlenberg/Medal/Presented by Amer./Numismatic & Archaeological/Society Feb 4/1897."