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At the token's obverse, a right-side profile image of Abraham Lincoln is depicted. The token's reverse features an image of Lincoln chopping wood. Another man sits on a log in front of him, and a log cabin is shown in the background. [Ref: Sullivan as AL 1860-41]. Provenance note: The token was sold by Chuck Hand (Paris, Illinois). Original number: Lot 1, K-38.
Sullivan, Edmund B. American Political Campaign Badges and Medalets, 2nd ed. Lincoln, Mass.: Quaterman, 1981.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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1 1/16 inches (diameter)
obverse: HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN. / 1860 obverse, at base of profile: ELLIS reverse: THE RAIL SPLITTER OF THE WEST
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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