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The obverse of the medal features an embossed profile image of Abraham Lincoln with text. At the medal's back, an image of wreath surrounded by a circle of stars appears. [Ref: Sullivan 1860-41]. Note: The medal was sold by Chuck Hand (Paris, Illinois). Original number: Lot 1, K-48.

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. 1860

Measurement

1 inch (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

brass

Inscription

obverse: ABM: LINCOLN, REP. CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT / 1860 obverse, below profile: [unintelligible maker's mark] reverse: PROTECTION TO AMERICAN INDUSTRY / FREE / HOMES / FOR / FREE MEN

Creation Location

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

Work Type

medallion (medal)

Class

campaign paraphernalia

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

6131

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.

1860 Abraham Lincoln Candidate for President Medal

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