Halliday Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3228
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Lead
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/8 in. ( 5.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation: "HALLIDAY S."
Description: 
Lead struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Washington facing right with legend: "GEORGE WASHINGTON PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES." Reverse shows pedestal draped in American flag with crossed sword and fasces atop, intertwined with laurel branches; legend: "COMMISSION RESIGNED: PRESIDENCY RELINQUISHED."; in exergue: "1797."
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Creative: Tronvig Group