Pilgrim Fathers Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3312
Date: 
1920
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting stylized image of ship with oval medallion decorated with scroll inscribed "MAYFLOWER", flanked by two shields with Dutch and American symbols; legend around border: "THE PILGRIM FATHERS/1620 300 JARIGE HERDENKING." Reverse depicts elevation of seventeenth-century Dutch building with surrounding legend: "THE SPOT WHERE JOHN ROBINSON LIVED TAUGHT AND DIED/JAN PESYNSHOF"; dated in exergue: "1609/1925."
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Creative: Tronvig Group