#4182. Yorktown Surrender Centennial Medal


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#4182. Yorktown Surrender Centennial Medal. 1882. 50mm. White metal. By Peter Krider. The obverse, rendered in stunning high relief, features conjoined portraits of Washington and Lafayette, similar to those on the Lafayette commemorative silver dollar designed by Charles Barber, who may well have been influenced by this design. The reverse pictures Cornwallis surrendering to George Washington. The obverse, rendered in stunning high relief. Uncirculated, with prooflike surfaces. A small rim nick on the top surface of the obverse rim is mentioned only for the sake of accuracy.