This medal was chosen as the 63rd issue of the prestigious Society of Medalists series in 1961. The obverse bears pilgrims landing on Plymouth Rock, Mayflower at anchor in background. To keft and right, THEY FOUND / FREEDOM TO / WORSHIP GOD; below, A. BLOCK © 1961. The reverse bears revolutionary war soldiers with sword and muskets; in background, church and stockade. To left and right, ARMED IN THE / HOLY CAUSE / OF LIB-ERTY; in lower left, A. BLOCK / ©.
The brochure which acompanied the medal had the following words from the Adolph Block:
"Since the inception of civilization there has been evidenced in man the distinctive drive toward religious and political freedom. For this cause men and women have been willing to give up their most precious posessionsm even their lives. Part of the air we breathe, the challenge of freedom at some time touches every shore, every country, every heart."
The medal measures 73mm in diameter. Struck by the Medallic Art Company of New York, the reported production quantity of this medal is 827 in bronze and an unknown quantity in silver.