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George Washington Military and Civil Career "Wright & Bale" Medal
Date: 1834
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Washington facing left with legend: "GEORGE WASHINGTON." Reverse bears inscription surrounded by oak wreath: "BORN FEB 22D. 1732./CHOSED COMMANDR. IN/CHIEF JULY 1776./CHOSED PRESD.1789./DIED DECR. 14. 1799./AGED 68 YEARS." Hole punched at top.
Object Number: INV.13700.2
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "W. FT" Inscription: obverse, at lower center, above border: "WRIGHT & BALE"