Bronze Medal of American Numismatic Society, United States. 1997.39.1

obverse
Obverse: DISCIPULUS EST PRIORI -- POSTERIOR DIES - Obelisk, eagle seated on arms, shield.
reverse
Reverse: PRESENTED TO THE UNITED STATES BY ISMAIL KHEDIVE OF EGYPT/ 1881 - Quarried at Syene / and erected at Heliopolis by / THOTHMES III / re-erected at ALEXANDRIA / under AUGUSTUS / removed to New York / through the liberality of / W. H. Vanderbilt / by the skill / Lieu. Com. H. H. Gorringe U.S.N.

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