1996.004.009

Catalog Date: 
07/02/2009
Gparent: 
8: Communication Artifact
Object Name: 
Medal, Commemorative
Parent: 
Documentary Artifact
Provenance: 
Given by Jay Hormaechea; may be a few decades old as the insignias are older; could be used for a Basque Patriotism exhibit
Record As: 
Gift
Record Date: 
7/1/96
Record From: 
Juanita "Jay" Hormaechea
Subjects: 
Medal Magnet Insignia Euskalerria
large circular gold disc that is painted with the Basque insignia in full color and blue background; in the center is the tree of Gernika with the government building right behind it painted white with gold pillars; surrounding the top 2/3 of the medal is the seven regions insignias circling the tree; the insignias seem to be of an old version with some region's flags having changed; all are miniaturizing very well and still have full color; below the tree is the word "Euskalerria" in raised gold colored metal; on the back is a magnetized black strip so that the medal can be placed upon metal; there are a few green specks on the magnet which look like the paper that had covered the magnet when bought; on the top and bottom of the magnet is a thin line that has been raised from the medal; found in a box in CS1 by Jeff Washburn on 7/2/2009