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Medal: 100th Performance of Play Night of the Mighty Dollar at the Park Theatre, Dec. 1875

Medal: 100th Performance of Play Night of the Mighty Dollar at the Park Theatre, Dec. 1875
Title
Medal: 100th Performance of Play Night of the Mighty Dollar at the Park Theatre, Dec. 1875
Date 
1877-1878
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.2 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing accolated male and female busts facing left with legend: "PRESENTED BY Mr. & Mrs. WM.J.FLORENCE." Reverse with legend above: "PARK THEATRE/DECEMBER 13TH 1875"; inscription below within laurel wreath: "100TH/NIGHT/OF THE/MIGHTY DOLLAR"
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Edwin A. Kane, 1969
Object Number 
INV.3357
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group