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Numismatics
Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Diesinker: Charles E. Barber, American, born England, 1840–1917
Engraver: Benjamin Duvivier, French, 1730–1819
After: Jean-Antoine Houdon, French, 1741–1828
Honorand: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1781

Medal of Washington before Boston

1890–1910

Bronze

138.9 g, 12:00, 68 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.401
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
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), 30, no. 49.

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.