Medal w/envelope:Commemorative..Anniv. 7th Regt. N.G ...

Object Number: 
INV.4638
Date: 
1906
Medium: 
Gilt bronze; paper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: reverse, bottom center: "B.B. & B. CO. PHILA." inscription: envelope, upper left section, printed in black: "THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY/170 second avenue, new york city." inscription: envelope, right section, hand-written in black ink:
Description: 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing female figure holding shield with inscription: "PRO PATRIA ET GLORIA" and number "7" at center inside; at right: two buildings with scrolls below, dated respectively: "1806" and "1906." Reverse contains inscription above eagle perched on palm branch: "COMMEMORATIVE/OF THE/CENTENNIAL/ANNIVERSARY/7th REGIMENT N.G./STATE OF NEW YORK." Cream-colored paper envelope with inscription.
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Creative: Tronvig Group