Sansom Washington Commission Resigned, Presidency Relinquished Medal, 1797

Object Number: 
1125
Date: 
1859
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "R."
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse bearing clothed bust of Washington facing right with legend: "G WASHINGTON/PRES. UNIT. STA." Reverse depicts military attrubutes on pedestal; legend: "COMMISS. RESIGNED: PRESIDENCY RELINQ."; date in exergue: "1797."
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Creative: Tronvig Group