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    Lyndon Johnson's Bronze Inaugural Medallion. The 2.75-inch medal features an obverse with a high-relief profile bust of President Johnson and "LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON" above the head. The reverse has the presidential seal over map of the United States, Alaska, and Hawaii and "PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / INAUGURATED JANUARY 20, 1965" around the edge. The medal was designed by Felix de Weldon, perhaps best known for the Marine Corps War Memorial of five U.S. Marines and one sailor raising the flag of the United States on Iwo Jima during World War Two. The rim is marked, "Medallic Art Co. N.Y.".

    A full 100% of the net proceeds will benefit the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas at Austin, in honor of the 2012 Centennial of Lady Bird Johnson's birth.


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    May, 2012
    12th Saturday
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