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Manchester Massachusetts 325th Anniversary Medal

1970
Designed by W. H. Tappan (American, early 19th century), Designed by Katharine Lane Weems (American, 1899–1989), Struck by V. H. Blackington & Co., Inc.


Object Place: Manchester, Massachusetts, United States; Mint: Attleboro Falls, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 3.8 x 0.3 cm (1 1/2 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1989.602

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: The Seal of Manchester Massachusetts (The ship, Arbella, with the Agawam Indians in a boat in the foreground) / MANCHESTER, MASSACHUSETTS * INCORPORATED, 1645 *
Rev: The meeting house on the Manchester village green / THREE HUNDRED TWENTY FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF INCORPORATION, 1645 1970
Edge: STER-5

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems