Abraham Lincoln Presidential Campaign Medal

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Campaign Medal
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Campaign Medal
Title
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Campaign Medal
Date 
1860
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/16 in. ( 2.7 cm )
Description 
Brass die-struck medal with obverse depicting clothed bust of Abraham Lincoln facing right, surrounded by legend:"ABM; LINCOLN, REP. CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT/1860"; reverse contains inscription "FREE/HOME/FOR/FREE/MEN" at center, surrounded by laurel wreath and outside border of stars; legend: "PROTECTION TO AMERICAN INDUSTRY"; hole punched at top center.
Object Number 
INV.3639
Gallery Label 
Abraham Lincoln successfully ran president in 1860 and 1864.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group