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Pilgrims Landing (Holy Cause of Liberty reverse)

1961
Designed by Adolph Block (1906–1978), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990), Distributed by Society of Medalists (founded in 1930)


Mint: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

SOM Issue 63

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7.3 x 0.6 cm (2 7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.538

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: A pilgrim family walking along the coast with a ship in the background / THEY * FOUND * FREEDOM * TO * WORSHIP * GOD
Rev: Four uniformed Revolutionary War soldiers / ARMED IN * THE / HOLY * CAUSE / OF * LIBERTY / A. BLOCK ©
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 63RD ISSUE - MAY 1961 ADOLPH BLOCK, SC. / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems