Commemorative Medal

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1930

GUSN

GUSN-225496

Description

Commemorative bronze medal for the Dorchester Mutual Fire Insurance Company. Medal in decorative relief with text homage. On front, depicts Great Fire of Boston of 1872, and small vignette of Dorchester town square. On back, wreath with text.

Details

Descriptive Terms

medals
bronze (metal)
Medal, Commemorative

Inscription

"DORCHESTER.MUTUAL.FIRE. INSURANCE COMPANY" (Molded)
"THE ONLY/ EXISTING/ BOSTON/ INSURANCE COMPANY/ WHICH SURVIVED/ THE GREAT 1872 FIRE/ SEVENTY FIFTH/ ANNIVERSARY GREETINGS/ FORM WILLIAM A MULLER/ PRESIDENT/ AND TEH DIRECTORS"
"1855.SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY 1930"
"THE GREAT BOSTON FIRE. NOV.9-10.1872/ SERVICE STRENGTH"
"DORCHESTER MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY/ INCORPORATED 1855"

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 1/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.

Accession Number

2001.177

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