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Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Medal

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Title:
Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Medal
Date: 
1933
Medium: 
Bronze
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm )
Date End: 
1 933
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Lincoln facing right with legend above: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN" and dates flanking bust: "MDCCCIX MDCCCLXV." Reverse is inscribed: "...THAT WE HERE HIGHLY/RESOLVE THAT THE DEAD/SHALL NOT HAVE DIED IN/VAIN; THAT THE NATION/SHALL, UNDER GOD, HAVE/A NEW BIRTH OF FREEDOM,/AND THAT GOVERNEMNT/OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE/PEOPLE, AND FOR THE/PEOPLE, SHALL NOT PERISH/FROM THE EARTH. LINCOLN'S GETTYSBURG SPEECH."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Object Number: 
1947.330
Gallery Label: 
This medal was issued to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg address.
Date Begin: 
1933
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group