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Mint and Treasury "Commencement of Cabinet - 1859" Medalet

Mint and Treasury "Commencement of Cabinet - 1859" Medalet
Mint and Treasury "Commencement of Cabinet - 1859" Medalet
Title
Mint and Treasury "Commencement of Cabinet - 1859" Medalet
Date 
ca. 1859
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
diameter: 13/16 in. ( 2.1 cm )
Description 
Silver struck medalet with obverse depicting clothed bust of Washington facing right with legend above: "PATER PATRIAE." Reverse bears inscription at center, surrounded by wreath of olive: "A/MEMORIAL/OF THE/WASHINGTON/CABINET/MAY 1859."
Object Number 
1129
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group