1853 Maryland Institute Award Medal

Approximate Current Value: $822

Diameter: 26.5 mm
Mintage/Proof: /
Weight: 13.5 grams
Metal: Gold
I Own 1853 Julian Professional Medals (1823-1890)

History, Information, and Value of 1853 Maryland Institute Award Medal

This medal was struck for the Maryland Institute. The obverse displays Justice holding a set of scales. In her right hand she holds a sword. The background consists of ships and storefronts. The legend around reads, “MARYLAND INSTITUTE FOR THE PROMOTION OF THE MECHANIC ARTS; INDUSTRY THE MEANS PLENTY THE RESULT; STABLER.” Unlike the larger version of this medal, the reverse is blank.