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Medal: Elizabeth N.J. 1664-1976

Object Number: 
INV.3509B
Date: 
1976
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.5 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing horse head crest and plough with legend: "NOVA CAESAREA" and date "1788" in exergue. Reverse bears inscription at center of field: "ELIZABETH/NEW JERSEY/1664-1976" surrounded by legend: "FIRST GOVERNOR OF NEW JERSEY/FIRST SHOT AFTER INDEPENDENCE/FIRST CAPITOL OF NEW JERSEY/E. PLURIBUS UNUM."
Gallery Label: 
This bicentennial commemorative medal was struck and paid for by the donor, Mrs. John Kean.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Kean, 1976
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group