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Warren G. Harding Presidential Medal

Object Number: 
1966.114
Date: 
1923
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of image: "MORGAN/1922" Inscription: reverse, in exergue: "MORGAN"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with clothed bust of Harding facing left with legend: "WARREN G. HARDING." Reverse depicts mourning female figure standing beside column symbolizing strength, holding laurel branch; inscription to right: "INAUGURATED/PRESIDENT.OF.THE/UNITED.STATES/MAR.4.1921/DIED/AUG.2,1923"; presidential seal above; below palm branch entwined with laurel wreath.
Credit Line: 
Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group