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Abraham Lincoln

Obverse: ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENT UNITED STATES. / around a portrait bust facing right / signed BARBER below shoulder Reverse: Inside a wreath of tulips / MARCH 4. 1861. / TO / APRIL 15. 1865. / [ornament] * [ornament] / EMANCIPATION / PROCLAMATION / JAN. 1. 1863. / in exergue, MEDAL SERIES OF...

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Provenance

Augustine Shurtleff (b. 1826 - d. 1901), Brookline, MA; 1901, gift of Augustine Shurtleff to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

1863

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 0.1 kg, Diam: 4.4 cm (54.7 gm, 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.1787

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals