Numismatics
Engraver: Thomas Webb, British, active 1804–27
Publisher: Daniel Eccleston, British, ca. 1745–1816
Honorand: George Washington, American, 1732–1799

Bronze medal of George Washington in armor (Eccleston medal)

1805

Bronze

282.14 g, 12:00, 76 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Gilbert Steinberg
2001.87.2944
Culture: 
British
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in England
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Gilbert Steinberg, to about 1984; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1984 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

William S. Baker, Medallic Portraits of Washington, 2nd (Philadelphia: Robert M. Lindsay, 1885), 55, no. 85.

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.