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Washington Inaugural Centennial Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
1941.518
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 9/16 in. ( 4 cm )
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with undraped bust of Washington facing right within clover-leaf-shaped cartouche; legend: "GEORGE WASHINGTON." Reverse depicts Federal Hall within thick laurel wreath at center with inscription in exergue: "FEDERAL HALL/WALL ST."; surrounding legend: "WASHINGTON INAUGURAL CENTENNIAL, NEW YORK./APRIL 30. 1889." Hole punched at top center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Eva L. Guernsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group