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George Washington (The Father of Our Country)

Obv: A wreath enclosing a bust of Washington facing to the left, inscribed WASHINGTON THE FATHER OF OUR COUNTRY below, and surrounded by a beaded rim. Rev: Inscribed FIRST IN WAR, FIRST IN PEACE- / AND FIRST IN / THE HEARTS / OF HIS COUNTRYMEN around a nude bust of Washington facing right with...

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Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

98.1628

Medium or Technique

White Metal

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals