William Pitt Medal

William Pitt Medal
William Pitt Medal
Title
William Pitt Medal
Date 
ca. 1766
Medium 
Copper
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 cm )
Description 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of William Pitt with legend: "GVLIELMVS PITT". Reverse bears inscription: "THE MAN/WHO . HAVING/SAVED THE/PARENT . PLEADED/WITH SUCCESS/FOR HER/CHILDREN."
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Object Number 
1947.321
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Creative: Tronvig Group