Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.61
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 31.9mm (1 1/4 in.)
Marks: 
Reverse at outside of stars: "THE WHITEHEAD ROAD CO. NEWARK N.J."
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bust-length portrait of Robert Fulton with stars at outer border; legend "CENTENNIAL CELEBRATI/ ROBERT FVLTON"; end of legend obscured by right shoulder; reverse shows right-facing bust-length portrait of Henry Hudson with stars at outer border; legend: "TERCENTENNIAL MCMIX/ HENDRICK HVDSON".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group