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Cabinet - 1860 Mint and Treasury Medal

Object Number: 
1123
Date: 
1860
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "Paquet F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting nude bust of George Washington facing right with legend: "GEORGE WASHINGTON./BORN FEB. 22 1732. DIED DEC. 14 1799". Reverse depicts bust of Washington surmounting display of medals in the mint cabinet; legend within corded border: "WASHINGTON CABINET OF MEDALS. U.S. MINT/INAUGURATED FEB. 22 1860".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group