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"Washington the Father of Our Country" Commemorative Medal
Date: 1800-1900
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Medium: White metal
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: White metal struck medal with obverse showing draped bust of George Washington facing left surrounded by laurel wreath; legend: "WASHINGTON THE FATHER OF OUR COUNTRY." Reverse shows nude bust of Washington facing right with inner legend: "GEORGE WASHINGTON"; outer legend: "FIRST IN WAR, FIRST IN PEACE/AND FIRST IN/THE HEARTS/OF HIS COUNTRYMEN."
Object Number: INV.3176
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