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Liberty and Security Medal

Liberty and Security Medal
Title
Liberty and Security Medal
Date 
1795
Medium 
Copper
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.4 cm )
Description 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Washington facing left with legend: "GEORGE WASHINGTON." Reverse shows shield with stars and stripes surmounted by eagle holding olive branch and three arrows; legend above: "LIBERTY AND SECURITY."
Object Number 
INV.3174
Marks 
Inscription: around edge: "AN ASYLUM FOR THE OPPRESS'D OF ALL NATIONS"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group