William Henry Harrison Presidential Medal

Object Number: 
1966.143
Date: 
1886
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing facing clothed bust of William Harrison with legend: "WILLIAM H. HARRISON"; all within beaded border. Reverse contains inscription enclosed by open laurel wreath: "INAUGURATED/PRESIDENT/OF THE/UNITED STATES/MARCH 4. 1841./DIED APRIL 4./1841."
Gallery Label: 
This medal was issued by the U.S. Mint to commemorate the forty-fifth anniversary of Harrison's death (April 4, 1886).
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Creative: Tronvig Group