Bayonne Bridge Commemorative Medal

Title:
Bayonne Bridge Commemorative Medal
Date: 
1931
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing standing figures of European settler, at left, and Native American, at right, against background of topographical map of New York and New Jersey; legend above: "DIVIDED BY NATURE UNITED FOR MUTUAL WELFARE"; inscription below: "THE PORT OF/NEW YORK." Reverse shows Bayonne Bridge with seals of New York and New Jersey below with scrolls labelled: "NEW YORK" and "NEW JERSEY"; legend above: "BUILT AND OWNED BY THE PORT OF NEW YORK AUTHORITY"; inscription: "BAYONNE/BRIDGE/DEDICATED 1931."
Object Number: 
1949.13b
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group