Numismatics
Subject: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1822

Brass medal of Washington Temperance (King Alcohol)

ca. 1800

Brass

6.92 g, 12:00, 24.2 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Adelaide B. Baylis
2001.87.19861
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

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), 136, no. 334.

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