Franklin D. Roosevelt Fourth Presidential Inauguration Medal

Franklin D. Roosevelt Fourth Presidential Inauguration Medal
Title
Franklin D. Roosevelt Fourth Presidential Inauguration Medal
Date 
1945
Medium 
Gilt bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.5 cm )
Description 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Franklin D. Roosevelt facing right with legend: "FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT - FOURTH INAUGURATION 1945." Reverse depicts ship at sea with surrounding legend: "THOU TOO SAIL ON O SHIP OF STATE - SAIL ON O UNION STRONG AND GREAT."
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1945.60a
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "Jo Davidson"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group