New-York Historical is temporarily closed to help contain the spread of COVID-19. On August 14, we're opening Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine, a free, outdoor exhibition in our rear courtyard. See more details on our Visit page.

City of Lachine Municipal Centenary Medal

Object Number: 
Brass; cardboard, paper, textile
case: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 7/8 in. ( 6.4 x 6.4 x 2.2 cm ) diameter: 1 15/16 in. ( 4.9 cm )
Brass struck medal with obverse bearing seal of the city of Lachine with maple leaf at center; surrounding legend: "UNION PROGRES/CITE DE LACHINE." Reverse bears inscription: "1848/CENTENAIRE/MUNICIPAL/CENTENARY/1948." Medal is inset into square cream-colored cardboard fitted case with white textile interior.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Monsieur Anatole Carignan, Mayor, City of Lachine, Canada
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group