Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Association Founders Medal
diameter: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.4 cm )
Inscription: reverse, at lower left of field: "J.E./FRASER/19[trademark symbol]20."
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Theodore Roosevelt facing right with dates at lower right of field: "MDCCCLVIII/MCMXIX." Reverse depicts flaming sword at center with surrounding legend: "ROOSEVELT . MEMORIAL . ASSOCIATION/FOUNDERS . MEDAL"; inscription: "IT I MVST CHOOSE/BETWEEN RIGHTEOVSNESS/AND PEACE I CHOOSE/RIGHTEOVSNESS."
This medal was one of a number of award medals created for the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Association. The image of Roosevelt on the obverse of this example is based on a portrait bust modeled 1909-1910.
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