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Numismatics
Engraver: George Hampden Lovett, American, 1824–1894
After: Jean-Antoine Houdon, French, 1741–1828
Subject: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1781

Gilt white metal medal of George Washington commemorating the centennial of his inauguration

1889

Gilt white metal

4.62 g, 12:00, 24.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
2001.87.2995
Geography: 
Depicted New York, Federal Hall, Wall Street, New York, United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, about 1930; 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.