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Benjamin Harrison Presidential Medal

Object Number: 
1966.145
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: "C.E.BARBER F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Benjamin Harrison facing left with legend: "BENJAMIN HARRISON"; all within beaded border. Reverse contains inscription at center, surrounded by open laurel wreath: "INAUGURATED/PRESIDENT/OF THE/UNITED STATES/MARCH 4/1889"; all within beaded border.
Credit Line: 
Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group