North River Insurance Company 100th Anniversary Medallion

North River Insurance Company 100th Anniversary Medallion
Title
North River Insurance Company 100th Anniversary Medallion
Date 
1922
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 4 in. ( 10.1 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed shoulder-length male portrait facing three-quarters to left, flanked by inscription: "FOUNDED/ BY//RICHARD/WHILEY"; legend around line border: "THE . NORTH . RIVER . INSURANCE . COMPANY/ONE . HUNREDTH . ANNIVERSARY." Reverse depicts house in flames on a shore with steamboat and sailboat in the harbor in front, casks and an anchor in the foreground; all surrounded by wreath of laurel and oak with hourglass below; dates in exergue: "1822 - 1922."
Object Number 
INV.4842
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "KILENYI" Inscription: edge, lower center: "WHITEHEAD - HOAG"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group