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The obverse of the medal features an embossed jugate image of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin inside a wreath. The medallion was sold by Chuck Hand, Paris, Illinois. Original number: Lot 1, K-26.
New York Historical Society Museum & Library. https://www.nyhistory.org/exhibit/medal-lincoln-and-hamilton-1861 (September 13, 2018).
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 5/16 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
obverse: LINCOLN & HAMLIN obverse, below bust truncation, at right: F.B. SMITH F. reverse: WE WILL NOT INTERFERE WITH THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF ANY STATE. / THE FALL OF SUMTER / WILL BE AVENGED, / THE REBELLION CRUSHED / AND THE / HONOR AND INTEGRITY / OF THE / UNITED STATES, / SHALL BE / MAINTAINED. / 1861.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
coins & medals
[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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