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The Thrifty medal is a part of a twelve-medal collection designed by Norman Rockwell. On the medal's obverse, a Boy Scout in uniform is shown handing an object (possibly) money to a bank teller. A sign in front of the teller reads "SAVINGS." On the reverse, the Boy Scouts of America logo is pictured above the inscriptions.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 1/2 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
obverse: THRIFTY / Norman / Rockwell / [sculptor's mark?] reverse: A SCOUT IS / THRIFTY / He does not wantonly destroy property. He works / faithfully, wastes nothing, and makes the best use / of his opportunities. He saves his money so that / he may pay his own way, be generous to those / in need, and helpful to worthy objects. He / may work for pay, but must not receive / tips for courtesies or Good Turns. edge: STERLING / [The Franklin Mint symbol - a capital F with a stretched M across the middle, in a small square] / 72 / P
Boy Scouts; Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978--Collectibles
coins & medals
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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