Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Medal

Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Medal
Title
Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Medal
Date 
1933
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Lincoln facing right with legend above: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN" and dates flanking bust: "MDCCCIX MDCCCLXV." Reverse is inscribed: "...THAT WE HERE HIGHLY/RESOLVE THAT THE DEAD/SHALL NOT HAVE DIED IN/VAIN; THAT THE NATION/SHALL, UNDER GOD, HAVE/A NEW BIRTH OF FREEDOM,/AND THAT GOVERNEMNT/OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE/PEOPLE, AND FOR THE/PEOPLE, SHALL NOT PERISH/FROM THE EARTH. LINCOLN'S GETTYSBURG SPEECH."
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Object Number 
1947.330
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "M.Delannoy." Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"
Gallery Label 
This medal was issued to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg address.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group