Masonic Mark Masters Medal. Silver. Presented to Asahel Buck. Thin shield-shaped planchet. Pierced at top for suspension, with loop. Obverse: Fancy initials AB at center surrounded by double concentric circles, inside of which appear the letters HTWSSTKS. Small five-pointed stars between each letter. The phrase VIRTUE SHALL CEMENT US appears in an arc above the circles below a decorative curtain, with the AL [Anno Lucis] date 5823  at the bottom. Reverse: A large sun appears at the center, surrounded by stars and the planet Earth inside a circle. The name ASAHEL BUCK'S is engraved around the lower rim of the circle. An early 200 year old medal.
Date: Circa 1823
Measurement: 2.25" shield shaped
Material: Silver, 11 grams