Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.133
Date: 
1913
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 25.2mm (1 in.)
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing front right facing hatted bust-length portrait of Columbus; legend: "COLUMBUS DAY BROCKTON, MASS./ OCTOBER 12, 1913." Reverse shows two figures shaking hands at center above "SACHEM's ROCK 1609" with three scrolls "EDUCATION" "INDUSTRY" "PROGRESS"; legend: "SETTLED 1700 A TOWN 1871/ CITY OF BROCKTON, 1881." Loop fused to top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group