Centennial of Washington's Inauguration "Federal Hall" Medalet

Centennial of Washington's Inauguration "Federal Hall" Medalet
Centennial of Washington's Inauguration "Federal Hall" Medalet
Title
Centennial of Washington's Inauguration "Federal Hall" Medalet
Date 
1889
Medium 
Aluminum
Dimensions 
diameter: 15/16 in. ( 2.4 cm )
Description 
Aluminum struck medal with nude bust of Washington facing right within two concentric circles, the inner beaded and the outer consisting of 38 stars; surrounding legend: "CENTENNIAL INAUGURAL CELEBRATION, NEW YORK/APRIL 30 1889." Reverse depicts Federal Hall at center with inscription in exergue: "FEDERAL HALL/WALL ST./N.Y."; legend: "WHERE HE WAS INAUGURATED FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE U.S./APRIL 30, 1789."
Credit Line 
Gift of Cornelius Mitchell
Object Number 
1940.293
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group