diameter: 4 in. ( 10.1 cm )
Inscription: obverse, in exergue, at center: artist's initials "LGF"
Inscription: around edge: "AWARDED TO ELIHU ROOT IN THE YEAR 1930 FOR CONSPICUOUS SERVICE IN THE CAUSE OF AMERICAN JURISPRUDENCE"
Gold struck medallion with obverse showing clothed bust of John Adams facing left with legend above: "THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION MEDAL"; inscription: "TO THE END IT/MAY BE A GOVERN/MENT OF LAWS/AND NOT OF MEN." Reverse shows enthroned figure of Justice holding a scale and a sword; legend above: "JUSTITIA."
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