Numismatics
Mint: Kempson and Kindon, British, founded 1801
Engraver: John Gregory Hancock Sr., British, 1775–1815
Honorand: George Washington, American, 1732–1799

Medal of George Washington (“Fame Medal”)

1803

Bronze

29.16 g, 12:00, 39 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
2001.87.2904
Culture: 
British
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in England
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, about 1930; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1930 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

William S. Baker, Medallic Portraits of Washington, 2nd (Philadelphia: Robert M. Lindsay, 1885), 54, no. 84.

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.