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George Washington (Parsons Family Arms)

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


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 640A

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 29 mm, 7.03 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.25 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1617

Medium or Technique

White Metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: A wreath enclosing a bust of Washington facing to the left, inscribed WASHINGTON THE FATHER OF OUR COUNTRY below, and surrounded by a beaded rim.
Rev: Inscribed EDWARD-WILLIS PARSONS / OF FLUSHING, NEW YORK around a crest and surrounded by a beaded rim.
Edge: Plain.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society