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Medal Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Founding of Kingston, N.Y.

Object Number: 
1943.37
Date: 
1908
Medium: 
Bronze; cardboard, paper, cloth
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 5/8 in. ( 5.7 x 5.7 x 1.6 cm ) diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: reverse, lower right of image: "TIFFANY & CO." inscription: case lid, upper center, in pencil: "Kingston, N.Y." inscription: case lid, center, embossed in gold: "Tiffany & Co./Fifth Avenue, New York/PARIS/AVENUE DE L'OPERA 36 bis/LONDON/221
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed shoulder-length portrait of Peter Stuyvesant, with legend: "1592 PETER STUYVESANT 1672." Reverse bears inscription surrounded by laurel wreath with seal of Kingston at center below: "MDCLVIII/TO COMMEMORATE/THE TWO HUNDRED AND/FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY/OF THE FOUNDING OF/KINGSTON IN THE/STATE OF NEW YORK/MCMVIII."
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Charles Stewart Davison
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group