Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Medal
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed shoulder-length portrait of Lincoln facing right with dates: "1809", at left, and "1909", at right. Reverse depicts eagle perched on edge of rock with sea wave breaking below; sun rays piercing cloud above; inscription at center left of field: "PRESERVE PROTECT/DEFEND."
Gift of the Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
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