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Tiffany & Co. 18KT Maria Moors Cabot Prize Medal awarded by Columbia University to Edward Tomlinson, 1943. Oval with a beveled edge and polished finish. Marked on bottom of outer ring " Tiffany & Co. makers, 18 kt. gold". The front of the medal bears the image of Columbia's Alma Mater. The back depicts the continents of North America and South America surrounded by the Spanish phrase" MEDALLA DE AMISTAD INTERNACIONAL POR DISTINGUIDOS SERVICIOS PERIODISTICOS" . 2 1/2" H. 67.6 grams total weight. Note: The Maria Moors Cabot Prizes are the oldest international awards in the field of journalism. No more than four are awarded each year. Edward Tomlinson worked the New York Herald Tribune and was a radio commentator for the BBC and NBC. Covering the Americas in the 1940s, he broke numerous stories including the attempted pro-Nazi coup in Uruguay in 1940. Condition: Excellent condition.