Prize Medallion

In 1859, W.H. Slingerland received this medal for raising and showing a “Bull Calf” named Morgan. Awarded by the New York State Agricultural Society, this medal shows Ceres, the Roman Goddess of Agriculture, on one side, and the winner’s name and accomplishment engraved on the other.

Bibliographic Information: Commemorative Medal, 1859, Taylor, silver, H:.12 x D: 2.25 in. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY, Gift of Mr. E.J. Slingerland, N0180.1953.
Collections Number: N0180.1953