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Medal in Box: Bedford 1680-1930 ...

Object Number: 
INV.3285
Date: 
1930
Medium: 
Bronze; cardboard, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: edge: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing figures of Native American and early colonial settler in landscape, with legend: "250th ANNIVERSARY OF THE PURCHASE OF THE TOWN OF BEDFORD/1680-1930." Reverse shows square town seal at center with dates "1680-1700" surrounded by fruit and leaf branches; with legend: 'SEAL.OF.THE.TOWN.OF.BEDFORD.N.Y./PROBITAS." White round cardboard case with red metal bottom plate.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group