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The Cheerful medal is a part of a twelve-medal collection designed by Norman Rockwell. On the medal's obverse, a Boy Scout is shown in uniform carrying a grocery bag and basket for an elderly man. 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: CHEERFUL / Norman / Rockwell / [sculptor's mark?] reverse: A SCOUT IS / CHEERFUL / He smiles whenever he can. His obedience to orders / is prompts and cheery. He never shirks nor / grumbles at hardships. 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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