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Masonic York Rite Royal Arch Columbia Lodge No. 91 (A.Y.M.) Mark Medal for Phillip Langdon
Maker not marked
USA: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
overall: 2-1/2"h x 2"w x .023"d; overall: 6.4 x 5.1 cm; weight: 14.1 g
Museum Purchase

Silver Masonic York Rite Royal Arch Columbia Lodge No. 91 mark medal for Phillip Langdon. Tear-drop shape with half-round hanger at top. Engraved wings at the top sides. One side shows the owner's mark - a bird. At top center is "No. 91." The bird holds a banner in its beak reading "Phillip Langdon." The other side shows an arrangement of Masonic symbols. At center is a pair of columns supporting an archway that reads "Holiness to the Lord." Keystone at center with level hanging from it. At top center is an all-seeing eye. Between the columns is an altar with a square and compasses and open book. At bottom center is a coffin. Along the sides are Masonic symbols including: sun, moon and seven stars, square, level, plumb and compasses.

For further information, see blog post, August 24, 2016 http://nationalheritagemuseum.typepad.com/library_and_archives/2016/08/new-to-the-collection-phillip-langdons-medal.html

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