President Chester A. Arthur
Object Place: United States
Diameter and weight: 77 mm, 210.2 gm (3 1/16 in., 7.41 oz.)
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Obv: CHESTER / A. ARTHUR around a nude bust of Arthur facing right, signed C. E. BARBER F. in the field below the truncation of the bust, the whole surrounded by a plain raised rim.
Rev: · PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES · / (ornament) / around a laurel wreath enclosing (ornament) / INAUGURATED / SEPTEMBER 20 / 1881 / (ornament), the whole surrounded by a plain raised rim.
Cornelius C. Vermeule, III, by 1971; to the MFA, 2005.
Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III