Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

250th Anniversary of Jewish Settlement in the United States Medal

Object Number: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Inscription: obverse, at lower left: "ISIDORE KONTI sc." Inscription: obverse, at lower left: "ISIDORE KONTI sc."
Silver struck medal with obverse showing seated female personification of Liberty at right; the other female figure with her head covered with veil is standing at left, holding a sword; at lower left is kneeling nude male figure; surrounding legend: "COMMEMORATING. THE. 250. ANNIVERSARY. OF. JEWISH. SETTLEMENT. IN. THE. UNITED. STATES." Reverse shows standing draped female figure, crowned with laurel wreath, holding tablet inscribed: "1655/1905"; tree and eagle perched upon rock are at upper left; legend in Hebrew above.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group