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1865 U.S. Lincoln Bronze Tribute Medal

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1865 U.S. Lincoln Bronze Tribute Medal

Lot 6009 Details

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Massive bearded Lincoln head l. French legend dedicated to twice-elected President. Reverse stylized tomb guarded by freed Blacks, allegory of victory on land and sea, steam locomotive. Deep mahogany patina. Measures 82.3mm, 8.1mm thick. King 245. Work of Greek-born artist Magniadas for committee representing 44,000 French admirers. Emperor Napoleon III forbade striking this medal in France with its motto Liberty, Equality, Fraternity. One of the most desirable early Lincoln pieces. Uncirculated condition.
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1865 U.S. Lincoln Bronze Tribute Medal

Estimate $1,750 - $2,000
Apr 26, 2016
Starting Price $1,000
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6009: 1865 U.S. Lincoln Bronze Tribute Medal

Sold for $600
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Est. $1,750 - $2,000Starting Price $1,000
Dr. Alan York: Medals, Paper Money Pt. II
Tue, Apr 26, 2016 11:00 AM
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Lot 6009 Details

Description
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Massive bearded Lincoln head l. French legend dedicated to twice-elected President. Reverse stylized tomb guarded by freed Blacks, allegory of victory on land and sea, steam locomotive. Deep mahogany patina. Measures 82.3mm, 8.1mm thick. King 245. Work of Greek-born artist Magniadas for committee representing 44,000 French admirers. Emperor Napoleon III forbade striking this medal in France with its motto Liberty, Equality, Fraternity. One of the most desirable early Lincoln pieces. Uncirculated condition.

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