This is a very large medal. Acordia was an insurance brokerage firm that was acquired by with by Wells Fargo @ Company in 2001. In 2007, Acordia’s name was changed to Wells Fargo Insurance.
The obverse design is filled with Hawaii landmarks and other Hawaii related items!
I recently added this to my collection. I purchased this medal after performing a quick research and made the purchase after locating both the awardee and awarder mentioned in a news clipping.
Unique 1893 medal awarded to J.M.S Williams from the “Association des Chimistes de Sucrerie et de Distillerie” (Association of Chemists – Sugars and Distilleries) located in Paris, France.
Mr. J.M.S Williams received this medal for his research and work on Hawaiian sugarcane.
This medal is 44 mm in diameter. The obverse identifies J.M.S Williams and the year of the award.
The reverse identifies “Association des Chimistes de Sucrerie et de Distillerie” (Association of Chemists – Sugars and Distilleries) of Paris (France).
New variety for the 27 mm Princess Kaiulani issue (book still being worked on). The Hawaiian Island hallmark is on the reverse and above the dollar sign $).
Looks like I have a hoard of 1914 Mid Pacific Carnival stamp, postcard, and medals.
I made this recent purchase from LW. This are excellent conversation pieces for my home office. Image is courtesy of LW.
Fresh from USPS delivery. I took a few close-up pictures and its is confirmed that it has a repunched date (1 and 7). The 2nd error on gold from the Royal Hawaiian Mint.