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Dwight David Eisenhower

1953
Designed by Walker Hancock (American, 1901–1998), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990)


Mint: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7 x 0.3 cm (2 3/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1989.578

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Profile portrait of Eisenhower / * DWIGHT * DAVID * EISENHOWER * MCMLIII
Rev: An eagle with wings spread and holding arrows in one foot and an olive branch in the other / INAUGURATED / PRESIDENT OF THE / UNITED STATES / OF AMERICA / JANUARY 20 / 1953 / THE INAUGURAL COMMITTEE 1953
Edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.