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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: 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."
Object Number 
INV.4737
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group