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Abraham Lincoln Centennial Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3755
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, at lower center of field: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J."
Description: 
Copper 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.STRICE,ON.'/PRESENTED/BY THE NEW YORK"; legend: "LINCOLN.CENTENNIAL.MEDAL./SUNDAY AMERICAN."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group