Abraham Lincoln Presidential Campaign Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3639
Date: 
1860
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/16 in. ( 2.7 cm )
Description: 
Brass die-struck medal with obverse depicting clothed bust of Abraham Lincoln facing right, surrounded by legend:"ABM; LINCOLN, REP. CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT/1860"; reverse contains inscription "FREE/HOME/FOR/FREE/MEN" at center, surrounded by laurel wreath and outside border of stars; legend: "PROTECTION TO AMERICAN INDUSTRY"; hole punched at top center.
Gallery Label: 
Abraham Lincoln successfully ran president in 1860 and 1864.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group