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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].
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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 9/16 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
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.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Presidents--United States--Election--1860
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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