Sarah Polk 2009 Bronze Medal 1 5/16 Inch
- Honors First Lady Sarah Polk, 1845-1849
- Bronze medal bears the same likeness as the First Spouse Gold Coin
- Measures 1 5⁄16 inches in diameter
Collect the Sarah Polk Bronze Medal – a 1 5⁄16 inch medal bearing the same likeness of First Lady Sarah Polk as the First Spouse Gold Coin. Sarah Polk was the wife of the 11th President of the United States, James Polk, serving as first lady of the United States from 1845 to 1849.
The obverse features a portrait of Sarah Polk, while the reverse depicts Mrs. Polk working in the White House in support of her husband’s political career.
|Design:||Obverse – Phebe Hemphill
Obverse sculpted by Phebe Hemphill
Reverse – Phebe Hemphill
Reverse sculpted by Phebe Hemphill
|Struck Under Authority of:||Public Law 109-145|
|Place Minted:||Philadelphia Mint (no mint mark)|
|Composition:||90% Copper & 10% Zinc|