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Campaign token

Campaign token
Campaign token
Title
Campaign token
Date 
1853
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
1/8 x 1 in. diameter
Description 
Campaign token, embossed on one side with man's portrait encircled by the words "1850/ 13th President U.S.A./ 1853/ Millard Fillmore". On the reverse the words "The American Louis Phillippe/ Famous as a Tariff Advocate. Congressman. Vice President. Became President upon Taylor's Death. Passed Fugitive Slave Bill."
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.4432
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group