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Abraham Lincoln Centennial Plaquette

Object Number: 
INV.11113
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 2 7/8 x 3/16 in. ( 10.2 x 7.3 x 0.5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: upper right corner: "J.E.ROINE SC." Inscription: edge, lower center: "WHITEHEAD-HOAG 36"
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."
Gallery Label: 
This plaquette was commissioned by the American Numismatic Society as one of the designs for the 1909 centennial of Lincoln's birth.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group