Travel/ medallion

Object Number: 
2002.1.3142
Date: 
1913
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 2 in. diameter
Description: 
A bronze medallion with a raised relief on one side of Mercury in his winged helmet carrying the caduceus and escorting a woman carrying a wreath toward a train car entering a tunnel. On the reverse, a seal incorporating a shield flanked by a Native American and a sailor above a banner the reads "Citizens Banque". Below is a plaque embossed "Commemorating/ The Signing Of The/ Contracts For The/ Dual Subway System Of/ Greater New York/ April 2, 1913".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group