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Creator Role

sculptor producer issuer

Description

The silver medal's obverse design depicts the right-facing profile of Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States. On the reverse, two shackled hands are pictured in front of a sun amidst the words EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. Beneath the hands, dozens of figures are pictured in various positions.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1963

Measurement

1 3/4 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

.999 pure silver

Inscription

obverse: LINCOLN / 1809 / 1865 / With malice toward none / .. with charity for all. / A. Lincoln [facsimile signature] reverse: A HOUSE DIVIDED AGAINST ITSELF CANNOT STAND / EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION / © THE HALL OF FAME FOR / GREAT AMERICANS / A NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 1863 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. .999+ PURE SILVER

Creation Location

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

Work Type

commemorative 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

3154.1

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.

Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)

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