Obv. shield with life boats, clasped hands and a sinking vessel; above a small house and REFUGE on a scroll; scroll and date 1791 below. Around edge, HUMANE SOCIETY OF MASSACHUSETTS. Rev. black, except REWARD OF MERIT, COURAGE AND PERSEVERANCE, around edge. Bronze and Box.
Lent by Humane Society of Massachusetts, May 18, 1888. Made a gift, Feb. 12, 1942.
Gift of The Humane Society of Massachusetts