This medal was chosen as the 62nd issue of the prestigious Society of Medalists series. The medal's obverse bears three sheperds looking up to heaven in prayer. At lower right, A.S.H. / ©. The reverse bears the Nativity scene. Mary and Joseph kneel at manger with the Christmas star burning brightly over the stable. Around, YE SHALL FIND THE BABE WRAPPED IN SWADDLING CLOTHES, AND LYING IN A MANGER.
The medal measures 73mm in diameter and was struck by the Medallic Art Company of New York. The reported mintage is 930 pieces in bronze.