Bronze; cardboard, paper, cloth
case: 2 11/16 x 2 11/16 x 9/16 in. ( 6.8 x 6.8 x 1.4 cm )
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE"
Inscription: case lid, inside, center, imprinted in black ink: "MEDALLIC ART CO./NEW YORK"
Struck bronze medal commemorating sesqui-centennial of the New-York Historical Society; obverse with seal of N-YHS and legend "THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY / INSTITUTED 1804"; reverse with image of N-YHS building on Central Park West and legend "THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY / ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTIETH / ANNIVERSARY / 1804-1954"; in white cloth-bound cardboard case.
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