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Creator Role

designer issuer

Description

The medal's obverse depicts the right-side profile of Abraham Lincoln with the Lincoln Memorial in the background. Its reverse includes an image of an American Bald Eagle with the Numismatic News logo layered on top.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1982

Measurement

1 1/2 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

metal

Inscription

obverse: PURPOSE PRINCIPLE JUDGEMENT reverse: NUMISMATIC NEWS • 30TH ANNIVERSARY / ESTABLISHED 1952 • IOLA, WISCONSIN

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

2461.2

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.

Numismatic News 30th Anniversary Commemoratives 1952-1982: Collector Medal

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