Parsons Family Arms Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3238
Date: 
1876-1878
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.8 cm )
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Washington facing right with legend running in three concentric circles: "GEORGE WASHINGTON/FIRST IN WAR, FIRST IN PEACE/AND FIRST IN/THE HEARTS/OF HIS COUNTRYMEN." Reverse shows coat of arms of the Parsons family on shield surmounted by crest and flanked by floral sprays; surrounding legend: "EDWARD-WILLIS PARSONS/OF FLUSHING, NEW YORK."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac F. Wood, 1878
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group