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Description

The medal's obverse design features a right-side profile of Abraham Lincoln enclosed in a circle of stars. No image appears at the medal's reverse. The medal is enclosed in an acrylic coin box. Provenance note: Sold by Chuck Hand, Paris, Illinois, a part of Lot 2.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1864

Measurement

3/4 inch (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

copper

Inscription

obverse: 1864 reverse: LINCOLN / AND / UNION.

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

6160

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.

1864 Lincoln and Union Campaign Medal

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