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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.205
Date: 
ca. 1864
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 28mm (1 1/8 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse at bottom right of bust: "W.H. KEY"
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bust-length portrait of Lincoln; legend: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENT OF THE U.S./ 1864". Reverse shows ship at center over date "1862" inside laurel branches; legend above: "MONITOR."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group