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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Medalet

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Medalet
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Medalet
Title
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Medalet
Date 
1865
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
diameter: 3/4 in. ( 1.9 cm )
Description 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Lincoln facing right; reverse depicts broken column with scroll symbolizing Emancipation Proclamation, flanked by flags.
Object Number 
1149
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group