Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
1948.496
Date: 
1907
Medium: 
Gilt bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: edge, lower center: "TIFFANY & CO."
Description: 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing two figures of Native Americans observing approaching sailing ship; legend: "JAMESTOWN./TERCENTENNIAL./EXPOSITION./MCMVII." Reverse bears inscription: "COMMEMORATING/THE.FIRST/PERMANENT. SETTLEMENT/OF. ENGLISH. SPEAKING/PEOPLE. IN. AMERICA /AWARDED TO/HUDSON RIVER DAY LINE [on decorative tablet]"; exposition pavilion below, all surrounded by wreath of laurel and corn with eagle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Hudson River Day Line
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group