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Description

The set of cufflinks features a hand-painted Abraham Lincoln dollar coin with a bullet back enclosure. Its obverse features a black background with a gold bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln and gold text. The reverse shows an image of the Statue of Liberty.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Measurement

3/4 inch (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

enamel and metal

Inscription

obverse: ABRAHAM LINCOLN / IN GOD WE TRUST 16TH PRESIDENT 1861-1865 reverse: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA $1

Creation Location

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

Work Type

cuff links

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

8218.12

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.

Hand-Painted Abraham Lincoln Dollar Coin Cuff Links

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