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Tercentenary of Landing at Plymouth Rock

Tercentenary of Landing at Plymouth Rock
Tercentenary of Landing at Plymouth Rock
Title
Tercentenary of Landing at Plymouth Rock
Date 
1920
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing group of European settlers disembarking ship; inscription above: "1620-1920/LANDING OF THE/PILGRIMS AT PLYMOVTH"; in exergue: "21 DECEMBER 1620." Reverse depicts sailing vessel with inscription: "THE MAYFLOWER/IN WHOSE CABIN WAS SIGNED/THE COMPACT IN/CAPE COD HARBOR/21 NOV 1620."
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Lena Cadwalader Evans
Object Number 
1937.86
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "G.L. TURNER" Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "TURNER" Inscription: edge, lower center: "REED & BARTON copyrighted"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group