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William Henry Harrison Presidential Medal

Object Number: 
1966.113
Date: 
1886
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at center: "M"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing facing bust of William Harrison with legend: "WILLIAM H. HARRISON"; all within beaded border. Reverse contains inscription enclosed by laurel wreath: "INAUGURATED/PRESIDENT/ OF THE/UNITED STATES/MARCH 4. 1841./DIED/APRIL 4./1841."; all within beaded border.
Gallery Label: 
This medal was issued on April 4, 1886 to commemorate the forty-fifth anniversary of Harrison's death.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group