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Masonic Medal (in two pieces)
1770-1800
Maker not marked
United Kingdom: England or USA: New York, New York
Silver
overall: 2-1/4"h x 1-5/8"w x .019"d; overall: 5.7 x 4.1 cm; weight: 5.7 g
Loaned by the Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts
GL2004.4596a-b

Oval-shaped pierced openwork silver Mark medal with a loop at top. A section of the top of the medal has broken off. This part has a five-point star, the moon, a mallet and a key. The rest of the medal has a pair of columns with an arch above, a checkered floor, two cherubs with an open book, the letter "G," a square and compass, Euclid's theorem, a coffin, Jacob's ladder, and several other symbols. Details are engraved on the symbols on both sides, but the design is the same on both sides.



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