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Description

The medal's obverse features a right-facing profile image of Abraham Lincoln. At its reverse, a laurel wreath surrounds text. The medal was sold by Chuck Hand (Paris, Illinois). Original number: Lot 1, K-34.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1860

Measurement

1 1/2 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

white metal

Inscription

obverse: ABRAM LINCOLN /1860 / REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT obverse, below bust: J. D. L. reverse: FREE TERRITORY FOR A FREE PEOPLE / LET / LIBERTY / BE / NATIONAL / & / SLAVERY / SECTIONAL

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

6129

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 1860 Campaign Medal

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