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1864 Lincoln Patriotic Token

Creator:
unknown
Location:
Unknown place made
Origin Date:
1864
Materials:
metal
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in diameter
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0880
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

This 19mm copper political token features a left profile bust of President Abraham Lincoln in the center with the legend "18 Abm. Lincoln 64 President" surrounding the image. The reverse features an open wreath with the word "NO" at the top and the words "compromise with traitors" in the center. The token is cataloged as DeWitt AL-1864-52. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum