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Numismatics
Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Engraver: Johann Matthias Reich, American, born 1768 in Germany
Designer: Joseph Sansom, American, 1767–1826
Publisher: John Conrad & Co.
Honorand: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1822
Honorand: Benjamin Franklin, American, 1706–1790, M.A. (HON.) 1753

Bronze medal celebrating Washington and Franklin on the occasion of the Peace of 1783

1805

Bronze

35.45 g, 12:00, 41 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.2730
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

William S. Baker, Medallic Portraits of Washington, 2nd (Philadelphia: Robert M. Lindsay, 1885), 38, no. 58.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.