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Herbert Hoover Presidential Medal

Object Number: 
1966.129
Date: 
1929
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 Herbert Hoover facing right with legend above: ". PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES . "; date at left of image: "MCMXXIX"; inscription at right of image: "HERBERT/HOOVER." Reverse depicts standing allegorical female figure of Columbia on low pedestal, flanked by fasces; with inscription: "ENGINEER SCHOLAR/INAUGURATED/MARCH 4-1929/STATESMAN HUMANIST."
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