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The medal's obverse features a right-side profile of Abraham Lincoln. At the medal's reverse, a right-side profile of Andrew Johnson is depicted. [Ref. Sullivan AL 1864-68]. Provenance note: Sold by Chuck Hand, Paris, Illinois. Original number: Lot 1, K-226.

Description Source

Sullivan, Edmund B. American Political Campaign Badges and Medalets, 2nd ed. Lincoln, Mass.: Quaterman, 1981.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1864

Measurement

3/4 inch (diameter)

Inscription

obverse: FOR PRESIDENT / ABRAHAM LINCOLN reverse: FOR VICE PRESIDENT / ANDREW JOHNSON reverse, below profile: R. L.

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

6141

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.

For President Abraham Lincoln / For Vice President Andrew Johnson Campaign Medal

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