James A. Garfield Presidential Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3894
Date: 
1882
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 showing nude bust of Garfield facing left with legend: "JAMES A. GARFIELD." Reverse contains inscription within laurel wreath at center: "INAUGURATED/MARCH 4/1881."; legend around border: "PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES."
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Creative: Tronvig Group