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George Washington Presidential Inauguration 150th Anniversary Medal

Object Number: 
1939.271
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, lower center: "ANS" Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO.N.Y. BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Washington facing left with surrounding legend: ".ONE.HUNDRED.AND.FIFTIETH.ANNIVERSARY./.1789..1939." Reverse shows inscription surrounded by stars: ".TO./.COMMEMORATE./.THE INAUGURATION./.OF.GEORGE./.WASHINGTON/.FIRST.PRESIDENT./.OF.THE.UNITED.STATES./.APRIL.30th./.1789."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Numismatic Society
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group