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Historical Artifacts

Series Numismatica Commemorative Medal

Series Numismatica Commemorative Medal
Series Numismatica Commemorative Medal
Title
Series Numismatica Commemorative Medal
Date 
1819
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Washington facing left with legend: "GEORGIUS WASHINGTON". Reverse bears inscription within line border: "NATUS/VIRGINIAE IN/AMERICA FOEDERATE/AN.M.DCC.XXXII./OBIIT/AN.M.DCC.XCIX./series numismatica/universalis virorum illustratum/m.dccc.xix."
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Object Number 
1947.310
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at left: "VIVIER F." Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at center: "DURAND EDIDIT" Inscription: edge, at lower center: "MONACHII"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group