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Numismatics
Designer and engraver: Augustus Saint-Gaudens, American, born Ireland, 1848–1907, LL.D. (HON.) 1905
Modeler: Philip Martiny, American, 1858–1927
Mint: Gorham Manufacturing Company, American, 1865–1967
Honorand: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1822

Cast bronze medal of George Washington commemorating the centennial of his inauguration

1889

Bronze

438.11 g, 12:00, 115 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897
2001.87.2956
Geography: 
Made in Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Reverend William H. Owen, to 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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