George Washington Inaugural Centennial Medallion
diameter: 4 3/8 in. ( 11.1 cm )
Gold cast medallion with obverse depicting clothed bust of Washington facing left with tied fasces at right, dividing inscription: "PATER/PAT/RIAE/MDCCL/XX/XIX"; legend on star-studded border: "GEORGE WASHINGTON." Reverse with border of stars shows American eagle with spread wings at upper center and seal of New York at lower right; inscription: "TO.COMMEMORATE/THE.INAVGVRATION/OF.GEORGE.WASHINGTON/AS.FIRST.PRESIDENT.OF.THE/VNITED-SATES-OF-AMERICA/AT.NEW-YORK-APRIL.XXX/M.D.C.C.LXXXIX./BY.AVTHORITY.OF/THE.
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "PHILIP.MARTINY.MODELER.DESIGN.AND/COPYRIGHT.BY.AVGUSTVS.SAINT-GAUDENS."
Inscription: edge: "GORHAM MFG. CO 18K"
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