Lot #18. 1945 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Inaugural Medal. Dusterberg-11. Bronze. Choice AU.
The June 2009 Baltimore Auction - 6/11/2009
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45 millimeters. Designed by Jo Davidson. This medal, which marks Roosevelt's fourth inauguration, was issued in gold, silver and bronze formats. The bronze pieces, as offered here, were produced to the extent of 3,500 pieces. Rich golden-copper patina to both sides, the surfaces free of significant handling marks. A bit of rub to a few isolated highpoint is noted.