American Centennial Souvenir Medal
case: 2 x 2 x 7/16 in. ( 5.1 x 5.1 x 1.1 cm )
diameter: 1 7/8 in. ( 4.7 cm )
Gilt paper covered embossed cardboard souvenir medal with obverse showing female bust facing left with crown inscribed "LIBERTY" surrounded by thirteen stars. Reverse bears inscription within ornate border: "SOUVENIR/OF THE/CENTENNIAL." Square cream-colored cardboard case with burgundy red interior.
Gift of Major Anthony James Bleecker, 1934
Inscription: case lid, top, center, embossed: "AMERICAN/CENTENNIAL"
Inscription: case bottom, around edge, in black ink: "Gift of Major A. Jas./Bleecker July 24, 1934"
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