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Bicentennial of the City of Albany Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
1941.309
Date: 
1886
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: reverse, lower center of field: "G.H. LOVETT N.Y."
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group