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Medal: Church of St. John the Divine N.Y.

Object Number: 
INV.1815
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Gilt copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "W.&H.CO."
Description: 
Gilt copper struck medal with obverse showing building of St. John the Divine Cathedral. Reverse depicts eagle crowned with bishop's mitra at center; scroll inscribed "SOUVENIR OF PILGRIMAGE" below; legend: "THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE/.NEW YORK."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group