Artist French
  • George Washington
Date n.d.a.
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 2 5/8 inches (6.7 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 22.167
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Inscriptions Obverse: GEORGIO WASHINGTON SVPREMO DVCI EXERCITVVM ADSERTORI LIBERTATIS around top. Across bottom: COMITIA AMERICANA. Just below Washington in small letters: DU VIVIER / PARIS.F. Reverse: HOSTIBUS PRIMO FUGATIS around top edge. Across bottom in three lines: BOSTONIUM RECUPERATUM / XVII MARTII / MDCCLXXVI.
Purchased at the Paris Mint, Paris
R.P. "French Medals Acquired" Bulletin of the DIA, vol. 4, no. 8, 1923, pp. 67-68, p. 67 (ill)