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Description

The campaign medallion features the embossed right-side profile of Abraham Lincoln. At the medallion's reverse, the Great Seal of the United States is shown. The coin was sold by Chuck Hand (Paris, Illinois). Original number: Lot 1, K-16.

Description Source

The Henry Ford. https://www.thehenryford.org/collections-and-research/digital-collections/artifact/324529/ (accessed September 13, 2018).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1860

Measurement

1 1/2 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze (metal), casting (process)

Inscription

obverse: FOR PRESIDENT / ABRAHAM LINCOLN OF ILLINOIS reverse: E PLURIBUS UNUM

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

6126

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 Presidential Campaign Medallion

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