Bicentennial of the City of Albany Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
INV.4737
Date: 
1886
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse with shield containing seal of Albany surmounted by ship and flanked by two seated figures; legend: "BI-CENTENNIAL, ALBANY, N.Y./JULY 22, 1886." Reverse bears inscription surrounded by laurel wreath: "JULY 22, 1686./BI-CENTENNIAL/OF CHARTER/OF THE CITY./ALBANY, N.Y./JULY 19-22,/1886."
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Creative: Tronvig Group