Hit and Run History

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Prologue: The Medallion

Hit and Run History is a new WGBH web-only series guest-produced by local filmmakers. In this prologue to the series, the crew tracks down the oldest and rarest of all American coins: The Columbia and Washington Medal. It was minted in Boston in 1787 to commemorate the first American voyage around the world. Today, less than 20 survive.

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