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Cabinet - 1860 Treasury and Mint Medal

Object Number: 
1124
Date: 
1860
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at left: "Paquet. F."
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Washington facing right with surrounding inscription: "GEORGE WASHINGTON./BORN FEB. 22 1732. DIED DEC. 14 1799". Reverse depicts bust of Washington surmounting display of medals in the mint cabinet: "WASHINGTON CABINET OF MEDALS. U.S. MINT/INAUGURATED FEB. 22 1860".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group