George Washington (Draped bust)
Early American (1700–1832)
Breen 1192? or copy?
Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 11.3 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.4 oz.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obv: WASHINGTON & INDEPENDENCE / · 1783 · around a large laureate draped bust of Washington, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim
Rev: UNITED STATES (curved) over a seated liberty with cap and pole, holding a laurel wreath, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim
Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.
The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse