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Centennial of George Washington Inauguration Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3211
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 9/16 in. ( 4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation: "G.H.L."
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of George Washington facing right with legend: "GEORGE WASHINGTON." Reverse bears inscription within oak wreath: "CENTENNIAL/CELEBRATION/OF THE/INAUGURATION/OF/GEORGE WASHINGTON/FIRST PRESIDENT/OF THE/UNITED STATES/APRIL 30, 1789."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group