Medal: Abraham Lincoln Republican Candidate 1860

Object Number: 
INV.3752
Date: 
1860
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/16 in. ( 2.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "MERRIAM"
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Lincoln facing right with legend: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN/BORN FEB. 12. 1809." Reverse bears inscription flanked by laurel branches: "NO/MORE/SLAVE/TERRITORY"; legend: "REBUPLICAN CANDIDATE/1860." Hole punched at top.
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Creative: Tronvig Group