The unique shape of this walled structure may represent the British military Fort Edward in lower Manhattan
Were the letters “CR” engraved below the crown meant to represent the owner’s initials, or was a full name intended for the now-empty space?
Two wavy lines that meet may represent the Hudson and the Harlem rivers around Manhattan.
The crest of the Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom is flanked by a lion (England) on its left and a unicorn (Scotland) on its right.
This figure of a man wearing a kilt holds the unicorn’s tail; legend has it the unicorn could only be captured by a virgin.
This mermaid wears a crown and is covered with scales.