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Medal in box: 1620-1920 ...Pilgrims at Plymouth
Date: 1920
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Medium: Bronze; paper, cardboard, textile
Dimensions: Overall (medal): 2 3/4 in. (7 cm) Container (case): 3 1/8 × 3 1/8 × 1/2 in. (7.9 × 7.9 × 1.3 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing group of European settlers disembarking ship; inscription above: "1620-1920/LANDING OF THE/PILGRIMS AT PLYMOVTH"; in exergue: "21 DECEMBER 1620." Reverse depicts sailing vessel with inscription: "THE MAYFLOWER/IN WHOSE CABIN WAS SIGNED/THE COMPACT IN/CAPE COD HARBOR/21 NOV 1620." Medal is inset into black square cardboard box with burgundy red textile interior.
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Elizabeth D. Embler
Object Number: 1940.222
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "G.L. TURNER" Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "TURNER" Inscription: edge, lower center: "REED & BARTON copyrighted"