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Medallion: Holland Society

Object Number: 
INV.4341
Date: 
After 1856
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.1 cm )
Description: 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing elevation of neo-Gothic building with legend above: "OLD MASONIC HALL, BROADWAY, N.Y."; inscription in exergue: "ERECTED 1827/DEMOLId 1856." Reverse bears central shield with masonic symbols, flanked by eagle, at left, and lion, at right; above is eye surrounded by stars and emitting rays of light upon shield; below are scroll inscribed with motto "DEUGD., ZY UW CIERAAD" and two hands clasped in handshake; surrounding legend: "HOLLANDISCHE LOGE STAAT VAN NIEUW YORK/5787."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group