Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)
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The medal's obverse design depicts the right-facing profile of Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States. On the reverse, two shackled hands are pictured in front of a sun amidst the words EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. Beneath the hands, dozens of figures are pictured in various positions.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: LINCOLN / 1809 / 1865 / With malice toward none / .. with charity for all. / A. Lincoln [facsimile signature] reverse: A HOUSE DIVIDED AGAINST ITSELF CANNOT STAND / EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION / © THE HALL OF FAME FOR / GREAT AMERICANS / A NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 1863 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. Bronze
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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