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Louis C. West ANS Medal

Obv: LOUIS / C. WEST around a bust of West facing slightly to the left; signed Gilroy Roberts along the truncation of the bust. Rev: PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY / 1949 - 1959 around the oak leaf seal of the society. Edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Cornelius C. Vermeule, III, by 1971; to the MFA, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III

1960

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 70 mm, 178.6 gm (2 3/4 in., 6.3 oz.)

Accession Number

2005.1168

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals