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Chester A. Arthur Presidential Medal
Date: 1883 or later
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Medium: Gilt bronze
Dimensions: Overall (Medal): 3 1/16 in. (7.7 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Gilt bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Chester Arthur facing right with legend: "CHESTER A. ARTHUR." Reverse contains inscription at center surrounded by open laurel wreath: "INAUGURATED/SEPTEMBER 20/1881"; legend within line border: "PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES."
Credit Line: Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Object Number: 1966.125
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "C.E. BARBER F."