National Shrine of St. Anthony token

Object Number: 
2012.12
Date: 
ca. 1940-1960
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Marks: 
On back: "NATIONAL/SHRINE OF ST ANTHONY/155 WEST 31 STREET/ N.Y.C./ IN GRATEFUL APPRECIATION FOR YOUR CHARITY TO GOD'S POOR AND TO ME FR LUCIAN GALLAGHER OF M/ DIRECTOR OF RELIEF"
Description: 
Metal token with Image of St. Anthony holding the Christ child with text "ST. ANTHONY/ PRAY FOR US", On back: "NATIONAL/SHRINE OF ST ANTHONY/155 WEST 31 STREET/ N.Y.C./ IN GRATEFUL APPRECIATION FOR YOUR CHARITY TO GOD'S POOR AND TO ME FR LUCIAN GALLAGHER OF M/ DIRECTOR OF RELIEF". Suspension loop at top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jacob H. Schuhle
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group