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George Washington Mount Vernon Residence Medal

Object Number: 
1941.520
Date: 
After 1858
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing draped bust of Washington facing left with legend: "GEORGE WASHINGTON." Reverse depicts building amidst trees with inscription in exergue: "RESIDENCE OF WASHINGTON/MOUNT VERNON, VIRGINIA."
Gallery Label: 
This medal appears to be a later copy of the original 1858 Mount Vernon medal.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group