Benjamin Harrison and Levi P. Morton Presidential Campaign Medal

Object Number: 
1966.73
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Copper die-struck medal with obverse depicting busts of Harrison and Morton within oval medallions facing each other; scroll inscribed "HARRISON/MORTON" above; two crossed American flags surmounted by eagle beneath. Reverse depicts eagle in glory of stars with stars and stirpes shield, holding in its talons a banderole inscribed "E PLURIBUS UNUM"; legend: "REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES/ 1888".
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Creative: Tronvig Group