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Numismatics
Mint: Peter Kempson, British, active 1792–1812
Engraver: Thomas Wyon, British, 1767–1830
Subject: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1781

George Washington commemorating his retirement from the presidency

1796

Copper

19.75 g, 6:00, 33.0 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
2001.87.2911
Geography: 
Made in England
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
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.

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