Benjamin Harrison Presidential Inauguration Commemorative Medal

Benjamin Harrison Presidential Inauguration Commemorative Medal
Title
Benjamin Harrison Presidential Inauguration Commemorative Medal
Date 
1889
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing two oval medallions containing bust-length portraits of Benjamin Harrison, facing right, at left, and Levi Morton, facing left, at right; with scroll between them inscribed: "HARRISON AND MORTON"; shield with stars and stripes above; date below: "1889." Reverse depicts the Capitol building with legend: "INAUGURATED/MARCH 4 1889."
Object Number 
1966.71
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Creative: Tronvig Group