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George Washington (The Cincinnatus of America)

1861
Designed and engraved by George Hampden Lovett (American, active 1848–1893)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 277A

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 32 mm, 17.67 gm (1 1/4 in., 0.62 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1622

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Inscribed WASHINGTON THE CINCINNATUS OF AMERICA / B. 1732 D. 1799 around a military bust facing to the left and surrounded by a beaded rim.
Rev: Inscribed ‘THE UNION MUST AND SHALL BE PRESERVED’. around an eye with rays and surrounded by a beaded rim.
Edge: Reeded.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society