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Nicholas Roerich Medal
Date: 1929
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
Place made: Europe, France, Paris
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing head of Nicholas Roerich facing right with legend: ".NICHOLAS ROERICH./.XL." Reverse shows stylized group of people erecting a building with Roerich Museum logo comprised of letters "R" and "M" within circle beneath; legend: "ROERICH MUSEUM./.HONOUR.TO.THE.CREATOR.AND.BUILDER.NEW-YORK. MCMXXIX."
Credit Line: Gift of the American Museum of Natural History, 1954
Object Number: INV.5555
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, below truncation, at left: "HENRY DROPSY" Inscription: reverse, at lower right of image: artist's initials "HD" Inscription: edge, upper center: "V.CANALE"