Abraham Lincoln Centennial Plaquette

Abraham Lincoln Centennial Plaquette
Title
Abraham Lincoln Centennial Plaquette
Date 
1909
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 x 2 7/8 x 3/16 in. ( 10.2 x 7.3 x 0.5 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck uniface plaquette depicting winged allegorical figure of Fame, at left, crowning Lincoln's head with laurel wreath; Lincoln is seated at his desk, writing, at right; seal of the American Numismatic Society at upper left corner; inscription in exergue: "1809 ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1909."
Object Number 
INV.11113
Marks 
Inscription: upper right corner: "J.E.ROINE SC." Inscription: edge, lower center: "WHITEHEAD-HOAG 36"
Gallery Label 
This plaquette was commissioned by the American Numismatic Society as one of the designs for the 1909 centennial of Lincoln's birth.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group