Evacuation Day -125th Anniversary Medal
Designed and engraved by Whitehead & Hoag
Object Place: United States
Baker 52R; H-K 131
Diameter and weight: 38 mm, 16.65 gm (1 1/2 in., 0.59 oz.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green