Official 2009 Barack Obama Inaugural Medal New In Gift Box With Stand
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Official 2009 Barack Obama Inaugural Medal New In Gift Box With Stand:
This is the Official Barack Obama Inaugural Medal 2009. 70mm. Bronze. Marc Mellon, Sc. (Obv.) and Thomas D. Rogers, Sc. (Rev.) Struck by the Medalcraft Mint. The obverse bears Mr. Mellon's imposing portrait of our newly elected President, Barrack Obama, his name inscribed above. The reverse bears the Official Inaugural Seal and an ornate cartouche below inscribed: 44TH PRESIDENT/ OF THE/ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA/ INAUGURATED JAN. 20, 2009. Below the seal is a split wreath which, according to Mr. Rogers, has the following symbolic meaning. “The laurel leaves symbolize victory; the oak leaves symbolize wisdom and strength; they are tied together below the scroll cartouche with a ribbon that symbolizes unity.” This is the first time that the inaugural seal has been featured on the official inaugural medal. Mint condition in the original box, with felt backing and wooden display stand. Box shows some wear.
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