Holland Lodge of the State of New York Membership Medal

Holland Lodge of the State of New York Membership Medal
Title
Holland Lodge of the State of New York Membership Medal
Date 
1840-1890
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.1 cm )
Description 
Brass struck medal with obverse having shield with masonic symbols (open book, square, and compasses) at center, flanked by eagle and lion with sword; Eye of Wisdom within halo of stars above, emitting rays of light; beneath is scrolling band inscribed: "DEUGD,ZY,UW CIERAAD"; clasped hands below; legend around border: "HOLLANDSCHE LOGE STAAT VAN NIEUW YORK/5787." Reverse contains inscription at center: "REISd./A. L. 5810,/BY G. L. OF N.Y./CHgd. TO No. 16/5819: 13,5830:/8,5839:"; surrounding legend: "Fd. SEPt. 20 AS No. 8, ORIGl WARnt STOLEN/[within band] FIRST MASTER JOHN MEYER/I.F. WOOD'S SERIES "D" No. 4."
Object Number 
INV.4339
Marks 
Inscription: reverse, at lower left: "I.F.W. DES." Inscription: reverse, at lower right: "G.H.L. FEC."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group