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Medal w/ribbon in box: Independence Hall 1776-1876

Object Number: 
INV.3337
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
White metal; silk, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 cm ) diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, in exergue, at center: "KEY.F" Inscription: box cover, in pencil: "PHILA./INDEPENDENCE /HALL/LIBERTY/BELL."
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing Independence Hall building with legend: "1776 INDEPENDENCE HALL 1876; inscription in exergue: "COMMENCED 1729/FINISHED 1734." Reverse depicts image of Liberty Bell at center with surrounding legend: "PROCLAIM LIBERTY THROUGHOUT THE LAND UNTO ALL THE INHABITANTS THEREOF/1776 LIBERTY BELL 1876/LEV. XXV VX." Hole punched at center top; red silk ribbon tied to metal loop; medal inset into yellow circular cardboard box.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group