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Presidential Hall of Fame brass medals set

Creator:
Franklin Mint
Location:
Pennsylvania, Franklin Center
Origin Date:
1968
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 8 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in x 3/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0782
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum`
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

Set of 35 brass medals commemorates the presidents of the United States from George Washington, 1789-1797, chronologically through Lyndon B. Johnson, 1963-1969. Each 26mm medal features a portrait of the President with his name above and the dates of service in the White House below along with the chronological number in the list of presidents. The medals are shown in a red display board with the title at the top and a slot for each medal in five rows of seven below. The display board is framed in a decorative gold, red, and black frame. The reverse of the medals is not visible. The number and name of each president is printed in black ink below his medal. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum