Norwalk Connecticut Memorial Medal
Designed by Isaac F. Wood (American, died 1895)
Object Place: United States
Diameter and weight: 39 mm, 17.65 gm (1 9/16 in., 0.62 oz.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obv: Inscribed NORWALK CONN. MEMORIAL. above a military bust of Washington facing to the right, signed KEY F. on the truncation, dated 1869 below, and surrounded by a plain rim.
Rev: Inscribed BOUGHT OF THE NORWAKE INDIANS (curved) / BY / ROGER LUDLOWE AND CAP. DANIEL PATRICK (wavy) / 1640. / FOUNDED 1649. / SETTLED BY ACT OF COURT 1650. / BURNT BY BRITISH UNDERY TRYON / 1779 / BOROUGH INCORPORATION / 1836. / D. & N.R.R. OPENED 1852. / POPULATION 15,000. / I. F. WOOD’S MEM. SERIES (curved) and surrounded by a plain rim.
Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society