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Medal

Maker:
Tiffany & Co. (1837–present)
Date:
ca. 1858
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diam. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Cyrus W. Field, 1892
Accession Number:
92.10.3
Not on view
Inscription: [in field on obverse]: CYRUS W. FIELD / FROM THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE / AND CITIZENS OF NEW YORK,
[in field on obverse in exergue]: COMMEMORATIVE OF THE PART TAKEN / BY HIM / IN LAYING THE FIRST / TELEGRAPHIC CABLE / BETWEEN / EUROPE AND AMERICA, IN AUGUST, A.D. 1858

Marking: [on back in exergue]: TIFFANY & CO. N.Y.
Cyrus W. Field, New York, 1858–92.
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