Charles Dickens Centenary Medal1912

The obverse bears bearded bust of Dickens facing left. Above, CHARLES DICKENS; to left and right, 1812 - 1912.

The reverse bears laurel wreath around center inscription, TO / COMMEMORATE / THE / ONE HUNDREDTH / ANNIVERSARY / OF THE BIRTH OF / CHARLES DICKENS. / ISSUED BY THE / DICKENS CENTENARY / COMMITTEE / OF NEW YORK, / FEBRUARY 7 / 1912; below year, stamped STERLING.

The edge is marked WHITEHEAD - HOAG.

This is just one of many medals celebrating Charles Dickens. While the medal is not signed, a Whitehead-Hoag publication states that it was executed by Henning Ryden. No mintage has been reported.