Norse-American Centennial Medal

Object Number: 
722
Date: 
1925
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 1 3/16 x 1/8 x 2 in. ( 3.1 x 3 x 0.3 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Silver octagonal medal with obverse showing full-length figure of armored viking with sword and shield; sailing vessel in background; legend above: "NORSE AMERICAN CENTENNIAL"; date: "1825 1925." Reverse shows sailing vessel with inscription above: "AUTHORIZED BY/CONGRESS OF THE/UNITED STATES/OF AMERICA"; in exergue: "A.D. 1000."
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Creative: Tronvig Group