President Rutherford B. Hayes

dated 1877
Designed and engraved by George T. Morgan (American (born in England), 1845–1925)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Julian PR-19

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 76 mm, 212.6 gm (3 in., 7.5 oz.)

Accession Number

2005.1151

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals

Obv: RUTHERFORD / B. HAYES around a nude bust of Hayes facing left, signed MORGAN on the truncation of the bust, the whole surrounded by a plain raised rim.
Rev: · PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES · / (star) / around a laurel wreath enclosing (ornament) / INAUGURATED / MARCH 5. / 1877 / (ornament), the whole surrounded by a plain raised rim.
Edge: plain.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III