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George Washington (Boys and Girls of America)

1876
Designed and engraved by George Hampden Lovett (American, active 1848–1893)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 418

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 29 mm, 12.95 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.46 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1633

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Inscribed GEORGE WASHINGTON around a nude bust facing to the right, signed G.H.L. below the shoulder, and surrounded by a plain rim.
Rev: Inscribed THE BOYS & GIRLS / OF AMERICA around a shield set over six flags surmounted by a liberty cap with rays, dated 1876 below and surrounded by a beaded rim.
Edge: Plain.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society