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Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Medal

Object Number: 
1966.115
Date: 
1878
Medium: 
Gilt bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: "MORGAN"
Description: 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Hayes facing left with legend: "RUTHERFORD B. HAYES." Reverse bears inscription surrounded by laurel wreath, at center: "INAUGURATED/MARCH 5./1877"; surrounding legend within line border: ". PRESIDENT . OF . THE . UNITED . STATES . "
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group