Awarded long ago, cherished, then tucked away, this Poet of Merit award has found itself without a home. It is in good condition but does have a few scuffs.Side one features a globe atop an open book encircled with "Poet of Merit Award International Society of Poets" . The reverse a laurel with an island or continent, a quill pen with Poet of Merit in the center surrounded with individual laurel leaves and Poet Convention and Symposium. it measures approximately across. It is a solid bronze.