Medal, Aero Club of America Aviation Medal of Merit, Glenn Curtiss


Display Status:

This object is on display in the Early Flight exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Bequest of the Estate of Glenn H. Curtiss


Overall: Brass


3-D: 7 x 1.3 x 7cm (2 3/4 x 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Circular medal with attachment point on top. Obverse has a soaring bird over a portion of North America with sun rays shining down over clouds. Small curved plaque with two attachment points on the bottom reads Aviation Medal of Merit.


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