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Abraham Lincoln Centennial Medal

Object Number: 
1941.53a
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, at lower center: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J."
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Lincoln facing right with legend: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN/BORN FEB. 12TH, 1809." Reverse is inscribed:"'WITH.MALICE.TOWARD.NONE./WITH.CHARITY.FOR.ALL./WITH.FIRMNESS.IN.THE/RIGHT.AS.GOD.GIVES/US.TO.SEE.THE.RIGHT./LET.US.STRIVE.ON.'/PRESENTED/BY THE/NEW YORK"; legend: "LINCOLN.CENTENNIAL.MEDAL/SUNDAY AMERICAN."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Herbert D. Halsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group