User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

George Washington (Parsons Family Arms)

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 EDWARD-WILLIS PARSONS / OF FLUSHING, NEW YORK around a crest and surrounded by a beaded rim. Edge: Plain.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society

about 1876

Object Place

United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 640A

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

White Metal




Numismatics, Medals