Skip navigation
Collection of medals w/cases
Date: 1975
Related People:
Medium: Pewter; plastic, paper, cardboard
Dimensions: Container: 3 × 3 1/2 × 1/2 in. (7.6 × 8.9 × 1.3 cm) Each (Medal): 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Contemporary struck pewter replicas of medals originally issued by the Paris Mint in 1790s. Both inset into a black rectangular plastic fitted case with red velvet paper lining.
Credit Line: Purchase
Object Number: 1975.8ab
Send to a Friend
Marks: inscription: obverse of Washington medal, below bust truncation, at left: "DUVIVIER/PARIS. F." inscription: obverse of Gates medal, at right of bust truncation: "N. GATTEAUX" inscription: reverse of Gates medal, on exergual line, at left: "GATTEAUX F."