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Masonic Mark Medal
1800-1820
Maker not marked
USA
Silver
overall: 3"h x 1-15/16"w x .019"d; overall: 7.6 x 4.9 cm; weight: 12.8 g
Museum Purchase
2011.033

Silver Masonic Mark Medal. Round with a scalloped triangular pierced top (similar in shape to a porringer handle). Slit at top to take a ribbon. One side shows the all-seeing eye at top center. Body of illustration consists of three columns, one with the sun, one with the moon and one with a representation of the lodge Master. Left column has square and compasses, middle has a clock and right has a straightedge. At center bottom is an hourglass, coffin and leafy sprig. The other side is plain except for a decorative circle at the center (possibly unfinished).


For further information, see Newell, Aimee E., "The Badge of a Freemason," 2015. p.52.



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