Numismatics
Honorand: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1822
Mint: Paris
Engraver: Benjamin Duvivier, French, 1730–1819
After: Jean-Antoine Houdon, French, 1741–1828

Bronze medal, Washington before Boston (restrike)

1846–60

Bronze

160.86 g, 12:00, 68 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Bequest of the Charles Wyllys Betts, B.A. 1867, M.A. 1871, Collection
2001.87.397
Culture: 
French
Period: 
19th century after an 18th century original
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in France
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Charles Wyllys Betts, to about 1887; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1887 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

William S. Baker, Medallic Portraits of Washington, 2nd (Philadelphia: Robert M. Lindsay, 1885), 30, no. 48.

Charles Wyllys Betts, American Colonial History Illustrated by Contemporary Medals, 1964 reprint (New York: Scott Stamp and Coin Company, 1964), no. No. 542 or 543.

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.