Washington Declaration of Independence Medal

about 1854
Designed and engraved by Charles Cushing Wright (American, 1796–1857)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 53

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 90 mm, 373.8 gm (3 9/16 in., 13.19 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1609

Medium or Technique

Copper-bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Vermeule: “Obv: Bust to left. GEORGE WASHINGTON / C C WRIGHT. D & F. , on the bust. Rev: View of John Trumbull’s painting of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence / DECLARATION above / INDEPENDENCE JULY 4th 1776 below / C. C. WRIGHT. FECIT in exergue

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society