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Connecticut State Building Commemorative Medal

Connecticut State Building Commemorative Medal
Title
Connecticut State Building Commemorative Medal
Date 
1926
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 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."
Credit Line 
Gift of George S. Goddard, 1931
Object Number 
INV.3360B
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group