Obv. Togate bust l. with mutton chop whiskers of Massachusetts-born philanthropist, PEABODY MEDAL above. Rev. Laurel wreath encloses PRESENTED/ TO (engraved) CHARLES/ IRVING/ PEABODY/ 1898. Exactly which institution issued this specific Peabody Medal is uncertain, possibly the Peabody Institute of Peabody, Mass., which awarded scholars with a & Peabody Medal; annually from 1855 to 2003. Plain edge.