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Medal - Inauguration of President Garfield, United States of America, 1881 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 36555

Medal commemorating the Inauguration of President Garfield, United States of America, 1881.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 77 mm (Diameter)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: political leaders
DateEra: 1881 AD
Obverse Description: Bearded head facing left; around, 'JAMES A. GARFIELD'; below in small lettering, the artist's name, 'C.E. BARBER F.'.
Reverse Description: The legend within a laurel wreath, INAUGURATED / MARCH 4 / 1881 ; around, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: United States of America, 1881
Person Depicted: President James Garfield - United States Government

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