Abraham Lincoln Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1860

Brass

Overall: 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ralph Becker, Father of William Becker, Class of 1964

165.31.31594

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact

Classification

American History

Not on view

Inscription

obv: Inscribed, around edge: MILLIONS FOR FREEDOM [inverted palm sprays] NOT ONE CENT / [star] FOR SLAVERY / 1860 rev: Inscribed, around edge: SUCCESS TO REPUBLICAN PRINCIPLES [enclosing displayed eagle, U.S. crest on breast, olive branch and arrows in claws]

Course History

HIST 18, Nineteenth Century American Politics, Robert Bonner, Spring 2014

HIST 18, US Political History of the 19th Century, Robert Bonner, Fall 2012

Provenance

Collected by Raph E. Becker (1907-1994), father of William W. Becker, Class of 1964; given to present collection, 1965.

Catalogue Raisonne

King #56

Old Number

1860-59

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