George Washington Sansom Medal

George Washington Sansom Medal
Title
George Washington Sansom Medal
Date 
1859-1870's
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Washington facing right: "G.WASHINGTON/PRES. UNIT. STA." Reverse depicts pedestal draped in American flag with crossed sword and fasces bound by laurel wreath: "COMMISS. RESIGNED: PRESIDENCY RELINQ."; date in exergue: "1797."
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Object Number 
1947.308
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "R."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group