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John Graves Simcoe Centennial Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3682
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 15/16 in. ( 5 cm )
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing bust-length portrait of man wearing uniform with legend: "JOHN GRAVES SIMCOE . LIEUT . GOVERNOR ./A.D. 1791 A.D. 1796." Reverse bears inscription at center: "REPRESENTATIVE/SYSTEM PROCLAIMED/KINGSTON, JULY 16 1792/FIRST PARLIAMENT OPENED/NIAGARA, SEPTEMBER 17 1792/CENTENNIAL CELEBRATED/1892'; surrounding legend: "UPPER CANADA/SINCE 1867 ONTARIO."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group