George B. McClellan Presidential Campaign Medal

George B. McClellan Presidential Campaign Medal
George B. McClellan Presidential Campaign Medal
Title
George B. McClellan Presidential Campaign Medal
Date 
1864
Medium 
White metal
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.1 cm )
Description 
White metal die-struck medal with obverse depicting uniformed bust of George B. McClellan facing right; surrounding legend: "MAJOR GENERAL G. B. MCCLELLAN/1864"; reverse contains inscription "THE/PEOPLES/CHOICE/FOR/PRESIDENT" within shield flanked by American flags and surmounted by the cap of Liberty. Hole punched at center top.
Object Number 
Z.3339
Gallery Label 
George McClellan ran for president in 1864 against Abraham Lincoln.
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Creative: Tronvig Group