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George Washington Military and Civil Career "Manly" Medal

Object Number: 
1950.265
Date: 
1790
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 15/16 in. ( 4.9 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "BROOKS F." Inscription: reverse, in exergue: "J. MANLY & Co. 1790"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Washington facing left with legend: "GEO. WASHINGTON BORN VIRGINIA."; inscription below bust: "FEB. 11/1732." Reverse is inscribed: "GENERAL/OF THE/AMERICAN ARMIES/1775./RESIGNED,/1783./PRESIDENT/OF THE/UNITED STATES/1789."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group