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Large Military Bust Coin

Object Number: 
INV.3177
Date: 
1820
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, below exergual line, at left: "T.W.I." Inscription: reverse, below exergual line, at right: "E. S"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of George Washington, facing left, crowned with laurel wreath; legend: "WASHINGTON & INDEPENDENCE/1783." Reverse shows seated allegorical female figure of Liberty with laurel branch and Phrygian cap; legend above: "UNITED STATES."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group