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Creator Role

engraver

Description

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.

Description Source

New York Historical Society Museum & Library. https://www.nyhistory.org/exhibit/medal-lincoln-and-hamilton-1861 (September 13, 2018).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1861

Measurement

1 5/16 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

white metal

Inscription

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.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

medallion (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

6127

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.

Lincoln and Hamilton 1861

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