Centennial of Washington's Inauguration Souvenir Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3423
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 7/16 in. ( 3.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: "S" Inscription: below bust truncation: "CHILDS CHICAGO"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Washington facing left with legend: "WASHINGTON CENTENNIAL." Obverse bears inscription with laurel sprays below: "SOUVENIR/OF THE/CENTENNIAL/1789/1889." Horizontally elongated loop attached at top center.
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Creative: Tronvig Group