Geologisch Instituut der Univ. Amsterdam [Geological Institute of the University of Amsterdam]

 
Geologisch Instituut der Univ. Amsterdam [Geological Institute of the University of Amsterdam]
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  • Title :     Geologisch Instituut der Univ. Amsterdam [Geological Institute of the University of Amsterdam]
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer Koninklijke Begeer (Royal Begeer) Manufacturer
  • Accession:     XX1992.17
  • Country:     Netherlands Amsterdam
  • Date:     1934
  • Dimensions:     Inches 2-3/8 diameter, Centimeters 6.0 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Subject:     Commemoration , Science , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1992.17 OBVERSE.JPG, XX1992.17 REVERSE.JPG
Description:
Circular bronze medallion with obverse depicting the Geological Institute of the University of Amsterdam with the coat of arms of Amsterdam in the background above two globes signifying the world and crossed tools; reverse depicts a cosmogram (a square and a circle in one), with four circular medallions enclosing the four different scientific fields of Paleontology, Economic Geology, Mineralogy, and Geology with inscriptions in Dutch at the center.