Bronze; cardboard, paper, plastic, metal
Overall: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Container: 4 × 6 3/16 × 11/16 in. (10.2 × 15.7 × 1.7 cm)
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "RALPH J. MENCONI [copyright symbol] 1969."
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting clothed bust of Richard Nixon facing three quarters to the right; surrounded by legend: "R I C H A R D M I L H O U S N I X O N." Reverse features sculptural rendering of crewelwork pattern of the Great Seal of the United States embroidered by Nixon's daughter, Julie; inscription beneath Seal: "To RN - JN"; legend around line border: "37TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA/INAUGURATED/JANUARY 20TH 1969." Medal is inset into fitted cardboard case with dark blue plastic interior with shaped recesses for medal and triangular medal stand.
Gift of Mr. James D. Landauer, 1969
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