Centennial of Washington's Inauguration "Federal Hall" Medalet
diameter: 15/16 in. ( 2.4 cm )
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."
Gift of Cornelius Mitchell
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