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George Washington (Time Increases His Fame)

about 1860–65
Designed and engraved by William Kneass (American, 1781–1841)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 91D

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 12.46 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.44 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1623

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Inscribed GEORGE WASHINGTON around a nude bust facing to the right and surrounded by a plain rim.
Rev: Inscribed TIME / INCREASES / HIS / FAME. within a wreath, surrounded by a plain rim.
Edge: Plain.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society