Tercentenary of Portsmouth, R.I. Commemorative Medal

Tercentenary of Portsmouth, R.I. Commemorative Medal
Tercentenary of Portsmouth, R.I. Commemorative Medal
Title
Tercentenary of Portsmouth, R.I. Commemorative Medal
Date 
1938
Medium 
Gilt aluminum
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Description 
Gilt aluminum struck medal with obverse depicting windmill surrounded by legend: "PORTSMOUTH, RHODE ISLAND/1638 - 1938". Reverse bears round medallion at bottom, inscribed: "TOWN OF PORTSMOUTH, NEWPORT CO. R.I./INCORPORATED/1640," laurel sprays on either side, dates on scroll above: "1638-1938"; inscription above: "TERCENTENARY/OF/PORTSMOUTH, R.I./JOHN CLARKE/FOUNDER."
Credit Line 
Gift of R. Horace Gallatin
Object Number 
1938.276
Marks 
inscription: reverse, bottom center of field: "WHITEHEAD-HOAG"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group