Centennial of George Washington Inauguration Commemorative Medal

Centennial of George Washington Inauguration Commemorative Medal
Centennial of George Washington Inauguration Commemorative Medal
Title
Centennial of George Washington Inauguration Commemorative Medal
Date 
1889
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Washington facing right with legend around scalloped border decorated with thirteen stars: "FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA/deo patriaeque fidelis." Reverse depicts seascape at center with legend above: "HEC OLIM MEMINISSE JUVABIT" and shield containing seal of New York below, with three flags with laurel branches on either side; legend within line border: "TO COMMEMORATE THE WASHINGTON INAUGURAL CENTENNIAL/NEW YORK CITY 1789 - APRIL 30 - 1889."
Object Number 
1941.519
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "LOVETT"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group