Abraham Lincoln Centennial Plaquette

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Title:
Abraham Lincoln Centennial Plaquette
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Bronze
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 2 7/8 x 3/16 in. ( 10.2 x 7.3 x 0.5 cm )
Date End: 
1 909
Description: 
Bronze struck uniface plaquette depicting winged allegorical figure of Fame, at left, crowning Lincoln's head with laurel wreath; Lincoln is seated at his desk, writing, at right; seal of the American Numismatic Society at upper left corner; inscription in exergue: "1809 ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1909."
Object Number: 
INV.11113
Gallery Label: 
This plaquette was commissioned by the American Numismatic Society as one of the designs for the 1909 centennial of Lincoln's birth.
Date Begin: 
1909
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group