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Medal commemorating the 350th anniversary of the sailing of the 'Mayflower', 1620-1970

MEC1206
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Collection Coins and medals, Commemorative medals
User collections Re┬ĚThink Migration by marre986
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleMaker: Vincze, Paul
EventsMayflower, 350th anniversary of the sailing of the, 1620-1970
VesselsMayflower fl.1609

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Object ID MEC1206
Description Medal commemorating the 350th anniversary of the sailing of the 'Mayflower', 1620-1970. Obverse: A group of Pilgrims (left) on shore surrounded by their baggage, in attitudes of prayer and thanksgiving, the sea and the 'Mayflower' with sails furled in the background. Reverse: A scroll supported left by a female figure (America) and right by Britannia jointly holding a circular wreath above. Legend: '1620 1970 MAYFLOWER'. Inscription: 'HAVING UNDERTAKEN FOR THE GLORY OF GOD AND THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH AND THE HONOUR OF OUR KING AND COUNTRY A VOYAGE TO PLANT THE FIRST COLONY IN THE NORTHERN PARTS OF VIRGINIA - MAYFLOWER COMPACT 1620'. On edge: 'SILVER 20' (No. 20 out of 500 struck). Boxed.
Date made 1970

Artist/Maker Vincze, Paul
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials silver gilt
Measurements Overall: 38 mm
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