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Connecticut State Building Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
828
Date: 
1926
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
box: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 4.4 x 4.4 x 0.6 cm ) diameter: 1 9/16 in. ( 3.9 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing elevation of building with legend above: "CONNECTICUT STATE BUILDING"; inscription in exergue, terminating in the image of Liberty Bell: "SESQUI-CENTENNIAL/PHILADELPHIA/1776-1926." Reverse depicts statue on pedestal with laurel branch with ornate shield at right; inscription: " 'I ONLY REGRET THAT I HAVE/BUT ONE LIFE TO LOSE FOR/MY COUNTRY'/NATHAN HALE/PATRIOT-MARTYR/CONNECTICUT/1755/1776." Medal inset into white square cardboard box.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group