Version I: Like Version II as shown, but with full text.
Version II: As shown,
without engraver's name. Collections: Historical Society
of Pennsylvania; New York Public Library.
Version III: Like Version
II, without ribbon and title on Washington's sleeve, and with title
"G. Washington" etched in upper margin. Collection: New York Public Library.
Hart says that Variety III
is a much later re-strike taken from a reworking of the original
This design by John Manly was utilized by Samuel Brooks as the basis
for the first portrait medallion of George Washington produced in
the United States. (Wick) The medallion was advertised in the Pennsylvania
Packet on 3 March 1790; in September of that year Manly
and Brooks advertised their presence in Boston for a one-month stay.