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Federal Hall Medalet

Object Number: 
1941.517
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
Description: 
White metal struck medalet with obverse showing nude bust of Washington within two concentric circles, facing right, with surrounding legend: "CENTENNIAL INAUGURAL CELEBRATION, NEW YORK/APRIL 30 1889." Reverse shows building at center with inscription in exergue: "FEDERAL HALL/WALL ST./N.Y."; legend: "WHERE HE WAS INAUGURATED FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE U.S." Hole punched at top center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Eva L. Guernsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group