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Campaign medal w/pin

Object Number: 
INV.3872
Date: 
1872
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Metal campaign medal suspended from bar with pin-back; upper bar in the shape of an eagle with a shield on its chest; medal depicts the profile of Horace Greeley; inscribed "HORACE/GREELEY"; reverse inscribed "FOR PRESIDENT/HORACE GREELEY/REVENUE REFORM/UNIVERSAL AMNESTY/IMPARTIAL/SUFFRAGE/1872"; medal suspended from rooster by a link.
Gallery Label: 
Horace Greeley ran in the presidental election of 1872 but was defeated by Ulysses S. Grant.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group