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White metal die-struck medal with obverse depicting clothed bust of Abraham Lincoln facing right; legend "ABRAHAM LINCOLN"; reverse depicts image of crossed sticks; inscription "THE PEOPLES/CHOICE/1860/LINCOLN & HAMLIN/FREEDOM/&/PROTECTION". Hole drilled at top center.
Abraham Lincoln served as president in 1860 and 1864.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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