The History

Drawing on a rich historical record, this section examines the inaugural medal’s storied tradition. … More The History


William J. Clinton (1993)

Obverse: Profile of President William J. Clinton Reverse: Natural Scene and Seal of the Office of the President / “42nd President of the United States of America” / “Inaugurated January 20, 1993” Edgemark: “(c) 1993 P.I.C.” / “Hoffman & Hoffman – Carmel, CA – Bronze – HH” Size: 70mm Designer: Jesse Wallace Corsault Medallist: Hoffman & Hoffman Mintage: 2 (Gold) / (Silver) / (Bronze) … More William J. Clinton (1993)

Gerald R. Ford (1974)

Obverse: Three-Quarter Profile of President Gerald R. Ford / “Gerald R. Ford” Reverse: Swooping Eagle and Seal of the President of the United States / “38th President of the United States of America” / “Inaugurated August 9, 1974” Edgemark: “Medallic Art Co. N.Y. Bronze” / Serial Number Size: 70mm Designer: Mico Kaufman (obv.) / Frank Eliscu (rev.) Medallist: Medallic Art Company Mintage: (Gold) … More Gerald R. Ford (1974)

Lyndon B. Johnson (1965)

Obverse: Profile of President Lyndon Johnson / “Lyndon Baines Johnson” Reverse: Presidential Seal superimposed over the outline of the United States (including Alaska and Hawaii) / “President of the United States of America” Edgemark: “Medallic Art Co. N.Y.” Size: 70mm Designer: Felix de Weldon Medallist: Medallic Art Company Mintage: 2 (Gold) / ~7500 (Silver) / 26,275 (Bronze) Felix de Weldon described the obverse design as … More Lyndon B. Johnson (1965)

Richard M. Nixon (1973) (Proof Finish)

Obverse: Profile of President Richard M. Nixon and Vice President Spiro T. Agnew Reverse: Seal of the Office of the President / “Inaugurated to Second Term of Office January 20, 1973” Edgemark: “The Franklin Mint” /  “(c) 1973 Inaugural Committee – Solid Bronze” “P” Size: 70mm Designer: Gilroy Roberts Medallist: The Franklin Mint Mintage: 2 (Gold) / 16,302 (Proof Silver) / 49,780 … More Richard M. Nixon (1973) (Proof Finish)