Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.321
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 35.3mm (1 3/8 in.)
Description: 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing sailing ship at sea; legend: "IN COMMEMORATION OF THE HUDSON-FULTON CELEBRATION/THE HALF MOON/1609 1909." Reverse shows steamboat navigating a river with trees in background; legend: "NEW YORK SEPT 25TH TO OCT 9TH/FULTON'S S.S. CLERMONT"; date below image, at center: "1807 - 1909."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group