Medal in Box: The Church Club... Jan.27,1869

Medal in Box: The Church Club... Jan.27,1869
Title
Medal in Box: The Church Club... Jan.27,1869
Date 
Ca. 1894
Medium 
Aluminum; cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
case: 1 15/16 in. ( 5 cm ) diameter: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.5 cm )
Description 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of bishop facing left with legend: "CONGREGATED JAN. 27. A.D. 1869." Reverse contains coat of arms of Long Island diocese surmounted by bishop's mitra with inscription on scroll beneath: "I WILL SET HIS DOMINION IN THE SEA"; legend: "THE CHURCH CLUB OF THE DIOCESE OF LONG ISLAND/A.D. 1894." Blue circular cardboard case.
Object Number 
INV.3789
Marks 
Inscription: case lid, written in black ink: "Medal/25th Anniversary/of the/benediction of/Bishob Littlejohn/Diocese of L.I. 1894./Presented by/John A. King/June 2. 1897."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group