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Benjamin Harrison Presidential Inauguration Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
1966.71
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing two oval medallions containing bust-length portraits of Benjamin Harrison, facing right, at left, and Levi Morton, facing left, at right; with scroll between them inscribed: "HARRISON AND MORTON"; shield with stars and stripes above; date below: "1889." Reverse depicts the Capitol building with legend: "INAUGURATED/MARCH 4 1889."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group