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PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL

Made by: Jo Davidson

Currently in storage


About this object

An Inaugural medal of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. On the obverse is a profile portrait of President Roosevelt facing to the right. He is wearing a Navy cape and a bow tie. This is surrounded by an inscription. On the reverse is an image of the U.S.S. Constitution in full sail. It is sailing to the right and is surrounded by an inscription.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL
Made from:
Gold
Made in:
USA
Date made:
1945
Size:
4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.244
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION; SIGNATURE; DATE on front: Franklin Delano Roosevelt-Fourth Inauguration 1945; to left: Jo Davidson; on back: Thou Too Sail on o Ship of State*Sail on o Union Strong and Great
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973