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Lincoln Tunnel Dedication Medal

Object Number: 
1937.319
Date: 
1937
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, lower left of image: "KILENYI" Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Lincoln facing right with legend: "FOR A FURTHER UNIFICATION OF THE PEOPLE." Reverse depicts tunnel portals on the New Jersey side with a view of Manhattan in the distance; inscription in exergue: "LINCOLN TUNNEL/DEDICATED 1937/BUILT AND OWNED BY/THE PORT OF NEW YORK AUTHORITY."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Port of New York Authority
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group