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Memorial token

Object Number: 
INV.3753
Date: 
1865
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.8 cm )
Description: 
Copper token with obverse showing tombstone surmounted by funeral urn, tree at left; legend: "A SIGH/THE ABSENT CLAIM./THE DEAD, A TEAR." Reverse bears legend around plain border: "ABM. LINCOLN/PRESIDENT OF THE U.S."; inscription within central roundel: "DIED, APRIL 15 1865/BY/THE/HANDS OF A/REBEL/ASSASSIN."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group