Numismatics
Honorand: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1822
Honorand: François Joseph Paul, Comte de Grasse and Marquis de Grasse-Tilly, French, 1722–1788
Honorand: Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de Rochambeau, French, 1725–1807
Mint: Paris
Engraver: Pierre Turin, French, 1891–1968

Bronze medal of Washington, De Grasse and Rochambeau commemorating the sesquicentennial of the Battle of Yorktown

1931

Bronze

145.38 g, 12:00, 68 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend George Stewart, B.A.1915, LL.B. 1917, Ph.D. 1921, Hon. DD. 1939
2001.87.2950
Culture: 
French
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in France
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Reverend George Stewart; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

William S. Baker, Medallic Portraits of Washington, 2nd (Philadelphia: Robert M. Lindsay, 1885), 199, no. K-454.

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