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New Haven Bicentennial Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
INV.4380
Date: 
1838
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
case: 2 3/8 in. ( 6.1 cm ) diameter: 2 3/16 in. ( 5.6 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing group of settlers gathered around tree with man preaching; legend around line border: "QUINNIPIACK 1638./THE DESERT SHALL REJOICE." Reverse shows view of New Haven with ships navigating the sea in exergue; legend around line border: "NEW HAVEN 1838./AND BLOSSOM AS THE ROSE." Red circular cardboard box.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group