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Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Medal
Date: 1933
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall (Medal): 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
Place made: Europe, France
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Lincoln facing right with legend above: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN" and dates flanking bust: "MDCCCIX MDCCCLXV." Reverse is inscribed: "...THAT WE HERE HIGHLY/RESOLVE THAT THE DEAD/SHALL NOT HAVE DIED IN/VAIN; THAT THE NATION/SHALL, UNDER GOD, HAVE/A NEW BIRTH OF FREEDOM,/AND THAT GOVERNEMNT/OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE/PEOPLE, AND FOR THE/PEOPLE, SHALL NOT PERISH/FROM THE EARTH. LINCOLN'S GETTYSBURG SPEECH."
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Object Number: 1947.330
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "M.Delannoy." Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"

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This medal was issued to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg address.