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Humane Society of Massachusetts

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.

Provenance

Lent by Humane Society of Massachusetts, May 18, 1888. Made a gift, Feb. 12, 1942.

Credit Line

Gift of The Humane Society of Massachusetts

1891

Accession Number

42.100a

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals