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Herbert Hoover Medal

Object Number: 
Bronze; cardboard, paper
box: 3 x 3 x 9/16 in. ( 7.6 x 7.6 x 1.4 cm ) diameter: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "J.K" Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y." Inscription: box cover, inside: "MEDALLIC ART CO./NEW YORK"
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed facing bust of Herbert Hoover with legend: "HERBERT HOOVER." Reverse contains blank space at center flanked by fasces. Medal is inset into cream-colored square cardboard box.
Gallery Label: 
Companion to a medal depicting Alfred E. Smith. Both were candidates for the U.S. Presidency in 1928.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group