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George Washington (Mount Vernon Chapter R.A.M.)

Designed by Isaac F. Wood (American, died 1895), Engraved by George Hampden Lovett (American, active 1848–1893)


Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 306A

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 32 mm, 12.87 gm (1 1/4 in., 0.45 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1613

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Inscribed “TRUE, AND WISE, AND MERCIFUL, AND JUST.” around a nude bust of Washington facing to the right, with 1732-1799 below, and signed I.F.W - G.H.L below.
Rev: Inscribed MT. VERNON CHAPTER No. 228 R.·. A.·. M.·. / MNT VERNON · N · Y· around a beaded circle enclosing an image of the gate at Washington’s tomb, and all surrounded by a beaded rim.
Edge: plain.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society