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George Washington (The Father of Our Country)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 29 mm, 7.34 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.26 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1628

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 FIRST IN WAR, FIRST IN PEACE- / AND FIRST IN / THE HEARTS / OF HIS COUNTRYMEN around a nude bust of Washington facing right with GEORGE to the left and WASHINGTON to the right and surrounded by a beaded rim.
Edge: Plain.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society