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New York Mechanics Institute Medal

Object Number: 
INV.5412
Date: 
After 1828
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.3 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting nude male bust facing left, surrounded by legend: "Wm. J. MULLEN GOLD DIAL MANUFACTURER/ESTABLISHED 1828 N.YORK." Reverse shows group of children engaged in various crafts with winged female figures holding laurel wreaths and branches above their heads; inscription in exergue: "A MEDAL AWARDED BY THE/MECHANICS INSTITUTE/N.Y. [date illegible]"; illegible legend around border.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group