1859 Nassau Water Works Silver SCD

1859 · HK-589C

Reference HK-589C
Date 1859
Metal Silver
Diameter 33 mm
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Rarity R-8
Orientation Medal Orientation

Neptune moves a lever with his right arm, which causes water to gush out of a vase or pipe held in his left arm. In July of 1858 public water was first introduced to Brooklyn, New York, and celebrated in April of 1859, at which time this medal was struck. Engraved by F.B. Smith & Hartmann.