Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Medal
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
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 . "
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