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The Commercial Tercentenary of New York 1614 1914

Object Number: 
1943.261
Date: 
1914
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Commemorative bronze medal; obverse: depicting scene of Peter Minuit "buying" Manhattan from Native Americans surmounted by inscription "THE/TERCENTENARY/OF NEW YORK 1614 1914"; reverse: waterfront sklyine of lower Manhatattn with stylized sun and rays, 4 unidentified shield crests, inscripted "EXPOSITION"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. S. A. Knopf
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group