Early Republic coin

Object Number: 
INV.3213
Date: 
1870
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, in bust truncation, at left: "WYON"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Washington facing right with legend: "GEORGE WASHINGTON/BORN FEB.11.1732.DIED.dc.21.1799." Reverse has caduceus, crossed cannon and fasces, and scroll within central circle; three concentric lines of legend text around: "GENL. OF THE AMERICAN ARMIES RESIGND. THE COMMD. 1783:/ELECD. PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES 1789 +/RESIGNED THE PRESIDENCY 1796 +."
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Creative: Tronvig Group