Commencement of Cabinet - 1859 Commemorative Medalet

Object Number: 
1122a
Date: 
1859
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 13/16 in. ( 2.1 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: on bust truncation, at left: "AP"
Description: 
Bronze struck medalet with obverse showing clothed bust of Washington facing right with legend above: "PATER PATRIAE". Reverse has inscription surrounded by laurel wreath: "A/MEMORIAL/OF THE/WASHINGTON/CABINET/MAY 1859".
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Creative: Tronvig Group