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Halliday, Thomas (fl. 1797) [Bronze medal commemorating George Washington's resignation from the Presidency at the end of his second term]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03222 Author/Creator: Halliday, Thomas (fl. 1797) Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: 1816 Pagination: 1 medal : bronze : 5.3 cm. high.

Summary of Content: Depicts Washington in profile, with the title "George Washington President of the United States." The opposite side portrays an altar crossed by a sword and ax, with a verse stating "Commission resigned: Presidency relinquished."

Background Information: The date 1816 is contained in the seller's description of this Halliday medal, possibly referring to a date of reissue.

People: Halliday, Thomas, fl. 1797
Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmPresident

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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