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Creator Role

sculptor producer issuer

Description

The medal's obverse design depicts the left-side profile of James Madison, a founding father and fourth President of the United States. On the reverse, Madison is shown sitting at a desk. His proper right elbow rests casually on the back of his chair as his proper left arm rests on the desk. In his proper left hand, he holds a document. Nineteen stars circle the inner edge of the medal.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1969

Measurement

1 3/4 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze

Inscription

obverse: James Madison / 1751-1836 / Scholar / Statesman / Public / Servant / The Hall of Fame / for Great Americans / at New York / University / 19©69 reverse: R·A·W edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

commemorative medal

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

3154.59

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

James Madison Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)

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