New Haven Tercentenary Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
1938.275
Date: 
1938
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: edge, lower center: "ROBBINS CO/ATTLEBORO" inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE" inscription: obverse, center right of field: illegible artist's signature
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing male figure preaching to group of people; legend: "QUINNIPACK/THE DESERT SHALL REJOICE/1638". Reverse pictures three churches on the New Haven Green, with small boats on water in the foreground and Yale towers above clouds in background, and is inscribed: "THREE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF NEW HAVEN/AND BLOSSOM THE ROSE/1938".
Credit Line: 
From the New Haven Tercentenary Committee on Medals
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group