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Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Medal

Object Number: 
1966.136
Date: 
1905
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at right of image: "BARBER" Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "MORGAN"
Description: 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Theodore Roosevelt facing left with legend: "THEODORE ROOSEVELT." Reverse depicts allegorical female figure of Columbia, leaning on low column decorated with U.S. state symbols and holding scroll in left hand; the Capitol building above; inscription below, at right: "INAUGURATED/PRESIDENT/OF THE/UNITED STATES/SEP. 14. 1901/SECOND TERM/MARCH 4./1905."
Credit Line: 
Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group