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George Washington (Large Success Token or Medal)

Obv: Bust of Washington facing right, enclosed by GEORGE WASHINGTON, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim Rev: SUCCESS TO THE UNITED STATES (rosette) around a cap(?) with rays and fifteen stars, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim Edge: reeded

Credit Line

Gift of William G. Preston

Early American (1700–1832), about 1800

Object Place

United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 266

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