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Numismatics
Honorand: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1781
Mint: Gorham Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1831
Designer and engraver: Augustus Saint-Gaudens, American, born Ireland, 1848–1907, LL.D. (HON.) 1905
Modeler: Philip Martiny, American, 1858–1927

Cast Medal of George Washington commemorating the centennial of his inauguration

1889

Bronze

427.5 g, 12:00, 115 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.2955
Geography: 
Made in Providence, Rhode Island
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1930 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.