GEORGE WASHINGTON MONUMENT DEDICATION
ALLEGHENY PARK, PA
Most issues of this general type were of official nature. Local statues and monuments usually were financed by public contributions. Considerable revenue often was derived from sale of medals and other souvenirs commemorating event.
Photos courtesy of H. Joseph Levine, Presidential Coin & Antique Co. Inc.
Obv. Statue of Washington mounted on horse; to l. Dedicated; to r. Feb. 23. 1891; above all, around Washington Monument Allegheny Park, Pa.; beaded border.
Rev. Male bust, in high relief, facing r.--in countersunk beaded circle; outside, around General George Washington; single star at bottom; beaded border.
HK-763 Bronze. 38mm. Baker M-324.
HK-763a White Metal.