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The Holland Society of New York Commemorative Anniversary Medal

Object Number: 
1915.3
Date: 
1915
Medium: 
bronze, gold finish
Dimensions: 
3 inch diameter
Description: 
gold medal, with center image of a Native American and sailor, crest of windmills, barrels, and a bever, crown on top, stating 1669 with banner: SIGILLUM, CIVITATIS, NOVI, EBORACI, outward text: COMMEMORATING THE 250 ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING F OTHE BOARD OF ALDERMEN, 1665; obverse: crest with insignia, banner text: SIGILLUM AMSTELLO DAMENSIS IN NOVO BELGIO, outward text: TER HERINNERING AAN DEN 300 JAARDAG DER NEDERLANDSCHE VESTIGING OP MANHATTAS 1613, issued by the Holland Society of New York, 1915; rests in box with light velvet lining, red, white, and blue strap "The Holland Society of New York", mauve box with note
Credit Line: 
Presented by The Holland Society of New York, April 13, 1916
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group