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Miklós Dessewffy award 1968

The Miklós Dessewffy award medal was designed by Ferenc Csúcs in 1968. It was established for  rewarding owners of national or international importance collections, whose collections have scientific research importance.

The cast bronze medal has a 80 mm diameter.

Rewarded personals:  Béla Ambrus (1969), Emil Bánki Vajk (1969), Elemér Pávó (1969), Coin and Paper Money Museum of Hungarian National Bank  (1969)

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Obverse
Legend: DESSEWFFY MIKLÓS.
Portrait with glasses to the right.

 

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Reverse
Legend in seven lines:
MAGYAR RÉGÉSZETI MŰVÉSZETTÖRTÉNETI ÉS ÉREMTANI TÁRSVLAT ÉREMTANI SZAKOSZTÁLYA JUTALOMÉRME.

(Award medal of Hungarian Archeologist Art History and Numismatic Society, Numismatics section)
An empty field was left below for engraving the name of the rewarded person and the date of issue.