Halliday Medal

Halliday Medal
Title
Halliday Medal
Date 
1850-1880
Medium 
Lead
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 1/8 in. ( 5.4 cm )
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."
Object Number 
INV.3228
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation: "HALLIDAY S."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group