Grover Cleveland Presidential Campaign Medalet

Object Number: 
1941.534
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Brass, silk ribbon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15/16 x 15/16 x 1/16 in. ( 2.4 x 2.4 x 0.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at lower center: "P.L. KRIDER CO. PHILA."
Description: 
Octagonal brass die-struck medal with obverse depicting clothed bust of Grover Cleveland facing left; reverse depicts a bandanna with date "1888"; legend: "CLEVELAND & THURMAN". Red silk ribbon drawn through hole punched at top center.
Gallery Label: 
Grover Cleveland ran for the presidency in 1884, 1888 and 1892. He won in 1884 and 1892 but lost in 1888 to Benjamin Harrison.
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Creative: Tronvig Group