Grover Cleveland 1888
Grover Cleveland 1888

Grover Cleveland 1888

Price: $36.95
Medalet promoting Grover Cleveland for president, 1888.
Catalog No: 1566
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 21 mm
GRADE: Choice/XF
Medalet promoting Grover Cleveland for president, 1888. Brass. DeWitt GC 1888-15. Holed for suspension.

Obv. Bust of Cleveland to left; inscription around, GROVER CLEVELAND 1888. Rev. Inscription, DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT.

Although elected by a popular majority, the incumbent Cleveland lost to Republican challenger Benjamin Harrison in the Electoral College (a Constitutional dilemma not encountered again for over a century). He would return four years later to defeat Harrison and regain the office.

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