Monday, February 21, 2011

George Washington Medal

Materials
silver

Techniques

engraved

Production place
Engraved in USA

Description
Early American engraved silver medal.
(obverse) Representation of George Washington.
(reverse) Early Native American figure with bow and arrow.

Inscriptions
Inscription Type: inscription
Inscription Script: English
Inscription Position: obverse
Inscription Language: English
Inscription Content: GW
Inscription Transliteration: GW
Inscription Translation: GW

Dimensions
Diameter: 57 millimetres

Associated names
Representation of George Washington

Acquisition date
1825

Acquisition name
Donated by King George IV

Copy and image from The British Museum.

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