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Abraham Lincoln Commemoration Medal

Object Number: 
inv.15558
Date: 
late 19th century
Medium: 
engraved bronze
Dimensions: 
3 1/4 diameter x 1/4 inches
Description: 
french, commemoration medal of Lincoln's presidency and death, front side profile portrait of Lincoln with surrounding text stating: DEDIE PAR LA DEMOCRATIE FRANCAISE A LINCOLN PRESIDENT DEUX FOIS ELU DES ETATS-UNIS; obverse side: text box stating: LINCOLN HONNETE HOMME ABOLIT L'ESCLAVAGE RETABLIT L'UNION SAUVA LA REPUBLIQUE SANS VOILER LA STATUE DE LA LIBERTE IL FUT ASSASSINE LE 14 AVRIL1865, surrounded by a female allegorical figure, a nude male with rifle and a boy, United States crest on top, and below horizon line states LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group