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Creator Role

engraver issuers

Description

The medal features the right-side profile of Abraham Lincoln. On the medal's reverse, an inscription within laurel wreath terminating in American shield is shown. [REF: Sullivan, AL 1860-6].

Description Source

New York Historical Society Museum & Library. https://www.nyhistory.org/exhibit/medal-abraham-lincoln-president-us (accessed September 13, 2018). Sullivan, Edmund B. American Political Campaign Badges and Medalets, 2nd ed. Lincoln, Mass.: Quaterman, 1981.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1860

Measurement

1 9/16 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

white metal

Inscription

obverse: ABRAHAM LINCOLN / HENNING & EYMANN N.Y. obverse, on bust truncation, at left: EYM. F reverse: REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE / FOR / SIXTEENTH / PRESIDENT / OF THE / UNITED STATES.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

medal

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

2663

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

1860 Abraham Lincoln Campaign Medal

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