President Grover Cleveland

dated 1893
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

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 76 mm, 219.8 gm (3 in., 7.75 oz.)

Accession Number

2005.1154

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals

Obv: GROVER / CLEVELAND around a bust of Cleveland facing right, signed BARBER F. on the truncation of the bust, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim.
Rev: A thick laurel wreath enclosing a plaque with INAUGURATED / PRESIDENT / OF · THE · UNITED · STATES / MARCH · 4 · 1885 / SECOND TERM / MARCH · 4 · 1893, 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