George Washington Presidential Silver Medalhttps://catalog.usmint.gov/george-washington-presidential-silver-medal-S801.html
- Honors President George Washington
- One troy ounce of 99.9 percent fine silver
- Measures 1.598 inches in diameter
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George Washington, commander of the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War and first President of the United States, is credited with leading the completion and signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787.
The obverse of the medal features a portrait of George Washington with the inscriptions “GEORGE WASHINGTON PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES” and “1789” centered along the border of the medal.
The reverse of the medal features the inscription “PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP,” symbolized by two hands clasped in token of amity. On the cuff of the left wrist are three stripes with buttons, each button carrying the American eagle; the other wrist is bare. Above the hands, the pipe of peace and the tomahawk are crossed over each other.
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|Design:||Obverse Designer: Pierre Simon Duvivier
Obverse Engraver: N/A
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Engraver: N/A
|Struck Under Authority of:||31 U.S.C. § 5111(a)(2)|