President Theodore Roosevelt

dated 1905
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: 77 mm, 217 gm (3 1/16 in., 7.65 oz.)

Accession Number

2005.1155

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals

Obv: THEODORE / ROOSEVELT around a bust of Roosevelt facing left, signed BARBER in the field to the right.
Rev: An image of the Capitol with Liberty to the left holding a scoll, in the field to the right: INAUGURATED / PRESIDENT / OF THE / UNITED STATES / SEP. 14. 1901 / (line) / SECOND TERM / MARCH 4. / 1905, signed MORGAN along the rim at bottom right.
Edge: plain

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III