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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3565
Date: 
1945
Medium: 
Gilt bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 15/16 in. ( 7.5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "J.R.S." Inscription: reverse, above exergual line, at lower left: "SINNOCK"
Description: 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse depicting clothed bust of Franklin D. Roosevelt facing right; legend above: "PRESIDENT.of.the.UNITED. STATES"; inscription at left of field: "FRANKLIN/DELANO/ROOSEVELT." Reverse depicts seated mourning female figure, with palm branch and laurel wreath, with sailing ship and cemetery tombstones with crucifixes in background; legend above: "FOR COUNTRY AND HUMANITY"; inscription at left of field: "INAUGURATED/PRESIDENT/MAR. 4 1933/JAN, 20 1937/JAN, 20 1941/JAN. 20 1945/DIED/APRIL/12.1945"; in exergue: "IN MEMORIAM."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group