Medal

Medal
Title
Medal
Date 
1932 or later
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Washington facing left with laurel branches on either side; legend: "GEORGE WASHINGTON/1732-1799." Reverse bears inscription flanked by tied fasces: "FIRST IN WAR/FIRST IN PEACE/AND FIRST IN THE HEARTS/OF HIS COUNTRYMEN."
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. S.A. Knopf
Object Number 
1943.257
Marks 
Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO.N.Y."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group