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President Chester A. Arthur

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Obv: CHESTER / A. ARTHUR around a nude bust of Arthur facing right, signed C. E. BARBER F. in the field below the truncation of the bust, the whole surrounded by a plain raised rim. Rev: · PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES · / (ornament) / around a laurel wreath enclosing (ornament) / INAUGURATED...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III

dated 1881

Object Place

United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Julian PR-22

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 77 mm, 210.2 gm (3 1/16 in., 7.41 oz.)

Accession Number

2005.1152

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals