diameter: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.7 cm )
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at left: "DU VIVIER/PARIS. F."
inscription: edge: "Le Comite France-Amerique a M. James H. Hyde"
inscription: edge, lower left: "BRONZE"
Gilt bronze struck medal with nude bust of George Washington facing right surrounded by legend: "GEORGIO WASHINGTON SVPREMO DVCI EXERCITVVM ADSERTORI LIBERTATIS/COMITIA AMERICANA." Reverse shows Washington and his staff, on horseback, watching the British evacuation of Boston and the entrance of the American forces; legend: "HOSTIBUS PRIMO FUGATIS" and inscription in exergue: "BOSTONIUM RECUPERATUM/XVII MARTII/MDCCLXXVI."
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
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