President Benjamin Harrison

dated 1889
Designed and engraved by Charles E. Barber (American (born in England), 1840–1917), and George T. Morgan (American (born in England), 1845–1925)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Julian PR-24

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 77 mm, 219 gm (3 1/16 in., 7.73 oz.)

Accession Number

2005.1153

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals

Obv: Benjamin / Harrison around a bust of Harrison facing left, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim.
Rev: A laurel wreath enclosing INAUGURATED / PRESIDENT / OF THE / UNITED STATES / MARCH 4 / 1889, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim.
Edge: plain.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III