Bayonne Bridge Commemorative Medal

Bayonne Bridge Commemorative Medal
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
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "KILENYI" Inscription: edge, lower center: "WHITEHEAD-HOAG"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group