Annual Assay Medal
Designed and engraved by William Barber (American, 1807–1879)
Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Julian AC-18; Baker 347
Diameter and weight: 34 mm, 18.06 gm (1 5/16 in., 0.64 oz.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obv: Nude bust of Washington facing to the right, signed BARBER below the shoulder and surrounded by a plain rim.
Rev: Inscribed ANNUAL (curved) / ASSAY / 1878 within a wreath and surrounded by a plain rim.
Gift of Horace Packard