Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commemorative Medal
diameter: 50.8mm (2 in.)
Obverse right of bust: "BKB 1909"; on edge: "WHITEHEAD-HOAG".
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing accolated busts of Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton facing left with vertical legend: "HUDSON/FULTON." Reverse depicts enthroned allegorical female figure with eagle above and inscription above ("OCT 1609") and below seat: "NEWBURGH", surrounded by seascape with sailing ships and steamboats.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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