John F. Kennedy

1961
Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 70 mm, 155.9 gm (2 3/4 in., 5.5 oz.)

Accession Number

2005.1157

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY around a bust of Kennedy facing to the left, signed PAUL MANSHIP © 1961 below the truncation of the bust.
Rev: PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / INAUGURATED / JANUARY 20th 1961 around the Presidential Seal of the United States
Edge: MEDALLIC ART CO N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Cornelius C. Vermeule, III, by 1971; to the MFA, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.