George Washington Bicentennial Medal

Object Number: 
1989
Date: 
1932
Medium: 
Bronze; cardboard, paper, cloth, silk
Dimensions: 
case: 4 9/16 x 4 9/16 x 1 in. ( 11.6 x 11.6 x 2.5 cm ) diameter: 2 15/16 in. ( 7.5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "LAVRA GARDIN FRASER SCULPTOR"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of George Washington facing left with legend: "WASHINGTON" and dates "1732 1932" flanking Washington coat or arms in shield. Reverse shows statue of Liberty holding torch and sheathed sword with flying eagle and thirteen scattered stars above; inscription at center of field: "PROCLAIM LIBERTY/THROVGHOVT ALL THE LAND." Blue square cloth-bound fitted case with blue silk satin and silk velvet lining.
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Creative: Tronvig Group