Obverse: Profile of President George W. Bush and Vice-President Richard Cheney / “Second Inauguration • January 20, 2005”
Reverse: Great Seal of the United States / “President George W. Bush” / “Vice President Richard B. Cheney” / “Inaugurated to Second Term of Office” / “January 20, 2005”
Edgemark: “(c) 2005 Medalcraft Mint – Green Bay WI Bronze”
Designer: Gladys Gunzer
Medallist: Medalcraft Mint
Mintage: 2 (Gold) / (Silver) / (Bronze)
- The Official 2005 Presidential Inaugural Medal included a Certificate of Authenticy dated January 3, 2005 and signed by Mercer and Gabrielle Reynolds, Co-Chairs of the Presidential Inaugural Committee.
- The Official Medal also included a “History of the Official Inaugural Medal” written by H. Joseph Levine.
- Gladys Gunzer was the first woman to sculpt an official inaugural medal. Prior to 1990, Gunzer worked as Senior Sculptor at the Medallic Art Company.
- Gunzer’s portrait of the President and the Vice-President conveys “a feeling of looking forward, both in a futuristic sense and in an anticipatory one – to finish what we have started.”