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1860 Freedom National, Slavery Sectional campaign medal

Creator:
unknown
Location:
Unknown place made
Origin Date:
1860
Materials:
metal
Measurements:
overall: 1 in diameter
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0865
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

This 26mm bronze 1860 presidential campaign medal features a right profile head and shoulders portrait of Abraham Lincoln in the center. A hole has been punched just above Lincoln's head with his name imprinted on either side following the curve of the edge. The date 1860 is below the bust. The reverse features a horizontal line in the center with the words "Freedom National." above and "Slavery Sectional." below. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum