George Washington Bridge Commemorative Medal

George Washington Bridge Commemorative Medal
George Washington Bridge Commemorative Medal
Title
George Washington Bridge Commemorative Medal
Date 
1931
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing George Washington Bridge with New York skyline in the background; legend: "GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE/BUILT AND OWNED BY/THE PORT OF NEW YORK AUTHORITY/DEDICATED 1931." Reverse shows two allegorical female figures, shaking hands and holding palm and laurel branches, against background of topographical map of New York and New Jersey; legend: "A MEMORIAL TO FRIENDLY COOPERATION BETWEEN STATES"; inscription in exergue: "NEW JERSEY - NEW YORK."
Object Number 
INV.1817
Marks 
Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at left: "KILENYI" Inscription: edge, lower center: "WHITEHEAD - HOAG"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group