Medal in envelope: St. Patricks Cathedral New York

Object Number: 
INV.4620
Date: 
1879
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: envelope, at upper right corner, in black ink: "St. Patricks Cathedral/Medal" Inscription: envelope, lower left corner, in black ink: "April 26, 1879."
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing cathedral building with legend: "ST. PATRICK'S CATHEDRAL"; inscribed in exergue: "NEW YORK." Reverse with legend: "TO COMMEMORATE THE SOLEMN DEDICATION/MAY 25, 1879"; inscription: "OF THE/NEW YORK/ST. PATRICK'S/CATHEDRAL/BY HIS/EMINENCE/CARDINAL/MC. CLOSKEY."
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Creative: Tronvig Group