Numismatics
Engraver: Lucien Bazor, French, 1889–1974
Mint: Paris
Honorand: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1822

Bronze medal commemorating the bicentennial of the birth of George Washington

1932

Bronze

130.34 g, 12:00, 68 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897
2001.87.2948
Culture: 
French
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in France
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Reverend William H. Owen, to 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), 224, no. 903.

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