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The Commercial Tercentenary of New York Medal

Object Number: 
INV.4817
Date: 
1914
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing scene with Native Americans trading with European settlers with ornate garland above; inscription at top: "THE/COMMERCIAL/TERCENTENARY/OF NEW YORK 1614-1914." Reverse shows New York City skyline with tablet above, inscribed: "EXPOSITION" and surrounded by four shields bearing heraldic symbols of New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group