Abraham Lincoln Presidential Campaign Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3779
Date: 
1860
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription:
Description: 
White metal die-struck medal with obverse depicting clothed bust of Abraham Lincoln facing right; legend "ABRAHAM LINCOLN"; reverse depicts image of crossed sticks; inscription "THE PEOPLES/CHOICE/1860/LINCOLN & HAMLIN/FREEDOM/&/PROTECTION". Hole drilled at top center.
Gallery Label: 
Abraham Lincoln served as president in 1860 and 1864.
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Creative: Tronvig Group