Medal: Abraham Lincoln born Feb.12,1809

Object Number: 
INV.3641
Date: 
1860
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.1 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at left: "MERRIAM" Inscription: reverse, at lower center of field: "MERRIAM"
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Lincoln facing right with legend: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN/BORN FEB. 12. 1809." Reverse bears inscription at center: "NO MORE/SLAVE/TERRITORY" surrounded by laurel wreath; legend: "REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE/1860."
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Creative: Tronvig Group