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Masonic Chapter Medal
1780-90
Maker not marked
USA: Massachusetts
Silver
overall: 2"h x 1-7/16"w x .017"d; overall: 5 x 3.6 cm; weight: 6.6 g
Loaned by the Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts
GL2004.4595

Oval-shaped silver Masonic Chapter medal with a round loop at the top. One side is blank while the other side is full of Masonic symbols. The symbols include an all-seeing eye, a square and compass, a pair of columns, a checkered floor, a sun and moon, an open book, a plumb, Euclid's theorem, and a coffin, among others. At the bottom right is the letter "N." Reverse is blank.


For further information, see Newell, Aimee, et.al., "Curiosities of the Craft: Treasures from the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts Collection", 2013, p. 76-77.