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Object Name Medal, Political
Catalog Number 1988.14.34
Date 1864
Material(s) Bronze
Dimensions Dia-0.813 inches
Description This is a political medal from the 1860 presidential campaign. On the front is a silhouette of Abraham Lincoln facing left. The image is surrounded by a band with the words, "Abraham Lincoln for President" printed within. On the reverse is an image of an eagle facing the viewer's right surrounded by flags on staffs. There is a hole at the top of the medal.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1860 United States Presidential Election
People Lincoln, Abraham
Subjects Political campaigns
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Search Terms Presidential election
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS