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William H. Taft Presidential Medal

Object Number: 
1966.107
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at left of field: "Barber" Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "MORGAN"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of William Taft facing right with legend: "WILLIAM H. TAFT." Reverse depicts seated Columbia holding scroll, with the Capitol building in background; inscription in exergue, with laurel branch at left: "INAUGURATED/PRESIDENT . OF . THE/UNITED . STATES/MARCH 4./1909."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group