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medal for American Abundance
  • Albert Laessle
    active: United States
  • medal for American Abundance, 1934
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 7.2 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 13/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0090

Recto: Image of a turkey, symbolizing abundance in America and the growth of young America. "America" is around the edge of the medal.

Verso: At center is a large ear of corn, symbolizing the true wealth of America. "Abundance" at LR.