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Medal: Abraham Lincoln born Feb.12,1809

Object Number: 
INV.3640
Date: 
1860
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/16 in. ( 2.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncaiton, at center: "MERRIAM"
Description: 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Abraham Lincoln facing right with surrounding legend: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN/BORN FEB. 12.1809." Reverse bears inscription within laurel wreath: "NO MORE SLAVE TERRITORY"; legend: "REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE/1860."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group