Medal w/document

Object Number: 
INV.1758
Date: 
1848
Medium: 
Nickel silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Inscriptions: 

Engraved along the top: "Patrick / Brennan / Asst Ald 6th / Ward 1848"

Handwritten in ink on back of card: "Police Badge worn by Patrick Brennan, Asst. Alderman of the 6th Ward, New York City 1848 / Gift of Ex- Assemblyman Roger J. Brennan of 166 E. 66th St. New York City Sept. 24, 1906"

Description: 

Stamped nickel silver round police badge with pin back, beaded border; raised star motif with seal of the City of New York in center encircled by roped border, "POLICE" stamped at bottom.

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group