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Norwalk Connecticut Memorial Medal

1869
Designed by Isaac F. Wood (American, died 1895)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 369C

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 39 mm, 17.65 gm (1 9/16 in., 0.62 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1606

Medium or Technique

White Metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

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.
Edge: Plain.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society