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Commemorative Medal

Description

Brass commemorative badge attached to manufacturer's card in brown box. Badge composed of a rectangular pin labled "Committee," blue gros-grain ribbon. Brass medallion. Medallion front has idealized scene of Boston's State House over three mountains and a colonial meetinghouse. Front and back inscriptions. Card has manufacturer's information. Box has dono's mailing address and postage.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930
Inscriptions
"COMMITTEE"
"BOSTON TERCENTENARY/ SICUT PATRIBUT SIT DEUS NOBIS" (Front medallion circumference)
"BOSTON / 1930/ TRIMOUNTAINE/ 1630" (Front medallion)
"PRESENTED BY/ HON. JAMES M. CURLEY/ MAYOR OF BOSTON/ ROBBBINS Co. ATTLEBORO, MASS." (Back medallion)
"The Robbins Co./ Manufacturers of Badges and Medals/ Attleboro, Mass." (Manufacturer's card)
"After 3 days, return to/ 49 CITY HALL/ BOSTON, MASS."
"Mr. Charles M. Rogerson/ 53 State Street,/ Boston, Mass."
"UNITED STATES POSTAGE/ 1 1/2 CENTS/ HARDING"
Material
brass (alloy)
cardboard
ribbon (material)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Attleboro (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
cardboard
landscapes (representations)
Medal, Commemorative
medals
ribbon (material)
Dimensions
1 1/8 x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.178
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.
GUSN
225501
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