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Abraham Lincoln campaign token

Creator:
unknown
Location:
unknown
Origin Date:
1864
Materials:
metal
Measurements:
.75" Diameter
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0282
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

Round metal 1864 campaign token features an engraved portrait of Abraham Lincoln. The portrait is surrounded by thirty five stars as well as "1864" which is written on the bottom. The reverse side features an eagle clutching three arrows and a leaf motif on the bottom. Also on the reverse is written "Lincoln and Union". Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum