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Lincoln Tunnel Dedication Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3637
Date: 
1937
Medium: 
Gilt copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "KILENYI"
Description: 
Gilt copper struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Lincoln facing right with legend: "FOR A FURTHER UNIFICATION OF THE PEOPLE." Reverse depicts tunnel portals on the New Jersey side with a view of Manhattan in the distance; inscription in exergue: "LINCOLN TUNNEL/DEDICATED 1937/BUILT AND OWNED BY/THE PORT OF NEW YORK AUTHORITY."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group