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Evacuation Day -125th Anniversary Medal

1901
Designed and engraved by Whitehead & Hoag


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 52R; H-K 131

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 38 mm, 16.65 gm (1 1/2 in., 0.59 oz.)

Accession Number

17.253

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Inscribed HOSTIBUS PRIMO FUGATIS above the figure of Washington and others at Dorchester Heights, with BOSTONIUM RECUPERATUM / XVII·. MARTN / MDCCLXXVI inscribed in the exergue, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim.
Rev: A wreath enclosing SOUVENIR / 125TH / ANNIVERSARY / EVACUATION DAY / BOSTON, MASS. / 1901 and marked W. & H. CO. NEWARK N.J. in tiny letters at the bottom. The whole is surrounded by a beaded rim.
Edge: Plain.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green