President Lyndon B. Johnson

1965
Designed and engraved by Frank Gasparro (American, 1909–2001)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 76 mm, 215.4 gm (3 in., 7.6 oz.)

Accession Number

2005.1158

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals

Obv: · LYNDON B. JOHNSON around a bust of Johnson facing front, signed on the truncation of the bust: F. GASPARRO.
Rev: · PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA · / INAUGURATED JANUARY 20, 1965, around ON THIS OCCASION, THE / OATH I HAVE TAKEN / BEFORE YOU AND BEFORE / GOD - IS NOT MINE ALONE, / BUT OURS TOGETHER. / WE ARE ONE NATION / AND ONE PEOPLE… / (engraved with Johnson’s signature) / the Presidential Seal, signed FG below.
Edge: plain.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III