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Numismatics
Mint: Paris
Engraver: Benjamin Duvivier, French, 1730–1819
After: Jean-Antoine Houdon, French, 1741–1828
Honorand: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1781

Lead medal, Washington before Boston (restrike)

1820

Lacquered lead

203.02 g, 12:00, 69 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Dr. William Gilman Thompson, Ph.B. 1877
2001.87.3005
Geography: 
Made in Paris, France
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
French
Period: 
19th century after an 18th century original
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Dr. WIlliam GIlman Thompson, to about 1928; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., about 1928; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1928–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

William S. Baker, Medallic Portraits of Washington, 2nd (Philadelphia: Robert M. Lindsay, 1885), 58, no. 48A.

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.