Connecticut State Building Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3681
Date: 
1926
Medium: 
Bronze; cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 5/16 in. ( 4.4 x 4.4 x 0.8 cm ) diameter: 1 9/16 in. ( 3.9 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: box cover, in pencil: "CONN./STATE/BUILDING"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing elevation of building with legend above: "CONNECTICUT STATE BUILDING"; inscription in exergue: "SESQUI-CENTENNIAL/PHILADELPHIA" with Liberty bell flanked by dates "1776" and "1926" below. Reverse bears statue on pedestal at left with laurel branch below and inscription below ornate shield at right: "'I ONLY REGRET THAT I HAVE/BUT ONE LIFE TO LOSE FOR/MY COUNTRY'/NATHAN HALE/PATRIOT-MARTYR/CONNECTICUT/1755/1776." Square white cardboard box.
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Creative: Tronvig Group