Bunker Hill medal

Bunker Hill medal
Title
Bunker Hill medal
Date 
1875
Medium 
White metal
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.1 cm )
Description 
White metal struck medal, with obverse showing obelisk emitting rays of light with surrounding legend: "CENTENNIAL OF THE BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL/JUNE 17.1775/JUNE 17.1875." Reverse shows central motif with ornate initials "NG" within military belt with legend: "TO COMMEMORATE THE VISIT OF THE/7TH Regt.Nat.Guard/State of N.Y./TO BOSTON JUNE 17.1875." Hole at upper center of edge.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1943.234
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group