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Bicentennial of the City of Albany Commemorative Medal

Bicentennial of the City of Albany Commemorative Medal
Bicentennial of the City of Albany Commemorative Medal
Title
Bicentennial of the City of Albany Commemorative Medal
Date 
1886
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing three men in a study with their names underneath: "LIVINGSTON/DONGAN/SCHUYLER"; legend: "PETER SCHUYLER RECEIVING THE CHARTER FROM GOVERNOR DONGAN/JULY 22 1686." Reverse shows seal of Albany with scroll beneath, inscribed: "ASSIDUITY"; legend: "IN COMMEMORATION of the TWO HUNDREDTH ANIVERSARY of the CITY of ALBANY N.Y./1886."
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Elizabeth Harison & Mr. Wm. Harison
Object Number 
1941.309
Marks 
inscription: reverse, lower center of field: "G.H. LOVETT N.Y."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group