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The Great Seal of the State of New York

Object Number: 
INV.3229
Date: 
1777-1778
Medium: 
Wax, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Circular, double-sided wax seal. Obverse: Sun rising above 3 mountains with banderole inscribed "EXCELSIOR" in circular inscription "THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK" Reverse: depiciton of large promintory rock inscribed in circular border "ERUSTRA" or "FRUSTRA"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group