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Medal: Lincoln and Hamilton 1861
Date: 1861 or later
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Medium: White metal
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 1 5/16 in. (3.4 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: White metal struck medal with obverse showing double bust-length portrait of Lincoln and Hamlin, facing left, surrounded by palm wreath; legend: "LINCOLN &/HAMLIN." Reverse is inscribed: "THE FALL OF SUMTER/WILL BE AVENGED,/THE REBELLION CRUSHED/AND THE/HONOR AND INTEGRITY/OF THE/UNITED STATES,/SHALL BE/MAINTAINED./1861."; surrounding legend: "WE WILL NOT INTERFERE WITH THE CONSITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF ANY STATE."
Object Number: INV.3778
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "F.B. SMITH F."