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The medal's obverse features an embossed right-side profile image of Abraham Lincoln. On the medal's reverse, a quotation from Lincoln's Cooper Union Address appears. Provenance note: The medal was sold by Chuck Hand, Paris, Illinois. Original number: Lot 1, K-54.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1860

Measurement

15/16 inch (diameter)

Inscription

obverse: ABRAHAM LINCOLN / 1860 reverse: OUR / POLICY / IS EXPRESSLY / THE / POLICY / OF / THE MEN WHO / MADE THE / UNION, / NO MORE, NO LESS. reverse, at bottom: JEN[?] & MEYER / CHICAGO

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

6132

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.

Abraham Lincoln Our Policy 1860 Campaign Token

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