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George Washington Military and Civil Career "Wright & Bale" Medal

Object Number: 
INV.13700.2
Date: 
1834
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "W. FT" Inscription: obverse, at lower center, above border: "WRIGHT & BALE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Washington facing left with legend: "GEORGE WASHINGTON." Reverse bears inscription surrounded by oak wreath: "BORN FEB 22D. 1732./CHOSED COMMANDR. IN/CHIEF JULY 1776./CHOSED PRESD.1789./DIED DECR. 14. 1799./AGED 68 YEARS." Hole punched at top.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group