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Numismatics
Honorand: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1781
Engraver: Robert Lovett Jr., American, 1818–1878

Medal of George Washington (Siege of Boston Medalet)

1859

Copper

11.67 g, 12:00, 32 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Bequest of Irving Dillaye-Vann, B.A. 1897
2001.87.2935
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Depicted Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Irving Dillaye-Van, to about 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

William S. Baker, Medallic Portraits of Washington, 2nd (Philadelphia: Robert M. Lindsay, 1885), 30, no. 50.

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.