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Description

The medal's front design features an image of the American bald eagle with shield. At the medal's reverse, two intersecting palm fronts and a six-point star appear amid a an antislavery motto. Provenance note: Sold by Chuck Hand, Paris, Illinois. Original number: Lot 1, K-56.

Description Source

Nova Numismatics. http://www.novanumismatics.com/numismatics-american-politics/the-barbary-coast-pirates-not-one-cent-for-slavery/ (accessed September 14, 2018).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1860

Measurement

15/16 inch (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

brass

Inscription

obverse: SUCCESS TO REPUBLICAN PRINCIPLES reverse: MILLIONS FOR FREEDOM / NOT / ONE / CENT / FOR SLAVERY / 1860

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

6133

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.

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