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Obv: GEORGIO WASHINGTON SVPREMO DVCI EXERCITVVM ADSERTORI LIBERTATIS / COMITIA AMERICANA in exergue, around a bust facing right. Signed DV VIVIER / PARIS. F. below the shoulder. Rev: HOSTIBUS PRIMO FUGATIS / in exergue: BOSTONIUM RECUPERATUM / XVII MARTII / MDCCLXXVI Edge: plain Struck with the...

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Provenance

Samuel Abbott Green, Boston, by March 1866; to the MFA, February 1917, gift of Samuel Abbott Green.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

dated 1776

Mint

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Loubat 1; Betts 542; Julian MI-1

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 70 mm, 167.0 gm (2 3/4 in., 5.89 oz.)

Accession Number

17.204

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals