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Calvin Coolidge Presidential Medal

Object Number: 
1966.97
Date: 
1928
Medium: 
Gilt bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "SINNOCK" Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "SINNOCK"
Description: 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Coolidge facing right with legend: "CALVIN . COOLIDGE . PRESIDENT . OF .THE . UNITED . STATES." Reverse depicts enthroned allegorical female figure of Columbia, facing left, holding fasces, flanked by Great Seal of the U.S., at left, and cornucopia, at right; date in exergue: "1928"; inscription: "INAUG-/URATED",at left, and "AUG.3.1923/and/MAR 4.1925", at right; all surrounded by stylized laurel wreath border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group