101097 | UNITED STATES & NETHERLANDS. Purchase of New York City bronze Medal.

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    101097  |  UNITED STATES & NETHERLANDS. Purchase of New York City oval bronze Medal. Issued 1926. Commemorating the 300th anniversary of the purchase of New York by the Dutch (30mm x 40mm, 10.51 g, 12h). By C. van der Hoef.

     

    Native American and Dutchman standing facing one another, in act of bartering; THE PURCHASE OF MANHATTAN / 1626 WAS THE FIRST STEP IN THE / FOUNDATION OF NEW YORK CITY - / DE KOOP IN 1626 VANNET / EILAND MANHATTAM WERD / DE GRONDSTAG VAN NEW YORK / Map of Manhattan island, with representations of Native American boats and Dutch ships in the East and Hudson Rivers.

     

    Edge: Plain. Mint State. Light bronze-brown surfaces. Great Art Deco commemorative of New York's purchase by Peter Minuit for the equivalent of $24.