height and width: 38.6 x 26.7mm (1 1/2 x 1 1/16 in.)
Obverse and reverse top left: "COPYRIGHTED 1909"; top right: "ROINE & WEIL"
Aluminum struck oblong medal with obverse showing right-facing bust-length portrait of Hudson inside circle above ship flanked by sea creatures; legend: "TERCENTENNIAL/ HENDRIK/ HVDSON/MCMIX/ DISCOVERY. OF. THE. HVDSON. RIVER. MDCIX. Reverse shows left front-facing bust-length portrait of Fulton inside cirlce above ship in water; legend: CENTENNIAL/ ROBERT/FVLTON/ CELEBRATION/ FVLTON'S CLERMONT/ THE FIRST SUCCESSFUL STEAMBOAT". Rectangular slot fused at top.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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