Medal struck for the Colorado Quatro-Centennial Jubilee, Colorado Springs, Aug. 1-3, 1901. Gilt brass, looped for suspension. OBV: Portrait of Vice President Theodore Roosevelt; around, COLORADO QUATRO-CENTENNIAL JUBILEE; below, 1876-1901. REV: A covered wagon approaching mountains; below, PIKE'S PEAK OR BUST. In a circular channel around, AUGUST 1-2-3, 1901/ COLORADO SPRINGS.
Items dating from Roosevelt's brief tenure as vice-president are scarce. This event occured just a month before President McKinley was assassinated. Teddy, popular in the west, was apparently the featured speaker. First example we have seen.