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Chester A. Arthur Presidential Medal

Object Number: 
1911
Date: 
1883
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "C.E. BARBER F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting nude bust of Chester A. Arthur facing right with legend: "CHESTER A. ARTHUR." Reverse bears inscritpion at center, surrounded with open laurel wreath: "INAUGURATED/SEPTEMBER 20/1881", with legend: "PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group