1943 Large Bronze Medal Society Of Medalists 27th Issue Anna Hyatt Huntington
Description: A nice large and heavy bronze medal from 1943. This is the Society of Medalists twenty seventh issue medal. The medal has the image of an elephant eating grass with his trunk on the obverse. There is also the word "AFRICA" along the edge behind the animal on the obverse. The reverse shows several animals in various positions around water with a tree above and the words "WATER HOLE" along the edge above the animals. The reverse also has the mark A.H.H. (c) in the bottom near the edge. The medal has a beautiful textured and toned brassy surfaces. The edge of the medal is marked "The Society of Medalists Twenty Seventh 1943- ANNA HYATT HUNTINGTON SCULPTOR" and "Medallic Art Company N.Y Bronze". The medal comes with its original box which is in fair condition and the original pamphlet that accompanied the medal when it was issued. A great looking and very interesting medal to add to your collection. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Origin: New York, USA.
Artist: Anna Hyatt Huntington.
Weight and Size: The medal weighs ~176 grams, is ~73 millimeters in diameter, and ~5 millimeters thick at the edge.
Maker: Medallic Art Company of New York.
Marks: Marked The Society of Medalists Twenty Seventh 1943- ANNA HYATT HUNTINGTON SCULPTOR" and "Medallic Art Company N.Y Bronze" along the edge of the medal. There is the marking "A.H.H. (c)" bottom of the Reverse.
Condition: The medal is in excellent condition and I would grade it as uncirculated or better. The medal has no observable wear and a minimum of surface marks or scratches. It has what I view as beautiful matte brassy textured surface and coloring. The medal is great looking and is problem free. A great medal to add to your collection. The box in which the medal is soiled, stained and in fair condition with some loose paper on the inside while the pamphlet which comes with it is soiled and has some staining, which can be seen in the photos. The back of the box has labels with writing and a surface tear indicative of a label being taken off but the box is still intact. A great medal to add to your collection. Please view photos for additional condition information and to appreciate the beauty of the piece.
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