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International Philatelic Exhibition Medal

Emil Fuchs

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver
DATES 1926
DIMENSIONS 2 3/16 x 3 1/2 x 1/8 in. (5.6 x 8.9 x 0.3 cm)
MARKINGS Foundry mark stamped along bottom edge: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N Y" and "SILVER"
SIGNATURE Cast initials on obverse, lower left: "E.F."
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed on reverse in "AWARDED TO" banner, "EMIL FUCHS"
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 32.2092.103.1
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Emil Fuchs
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Rectangular medal with rounded top edge. Obverse: America descending steps leading from the Capitol; on either side are figures representing the nations of the world. Reverse: View of New York City and banner inscribed "AWARDED TO / EMIL FUCHS"; inscribed along bottom: "INTERNATIONAL PHILATELIC EXHIBITION / NEW YORK 1926"
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