William H. Taft Presidential Inauguration Commemorative Medal

William H. Taft Presidential Inauguration Commemorative Medal
Title
William H. Taft Presidential Inauguration Commemorative Medal
Date 
1909
Medium 
Gilt bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
Description 
Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse depicting clothed bust of William Taft facing right with legend: "WILLIAM H. TAFT." Reverse depicts seated allegorical female figure holding scroll, with the Capitol in the background; inscription in exergue with laurel branch at left: "INAUGURATED/PRESIDENT . OF . THE/UNITED . STATES/MARCH 4./1909"; ribbon tied around laurel branch inscribed: "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
Object Number 
1966.117
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "BARBER" Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at lower left along rim: "MORGAN"
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Creative: Tronvig Group