• Creator
  • Merriam
  • Created Date
  • 06/13/03
  • Description
  • Copper coin showing Abraham Lincoln and slogans. Profile of Lincoln, beardless, facing right, inscriptions around rim. Back has laurel wreath around slogan & inscriptions along rim, on bottom is engraver's name. Obverse: "Abraham Lincoln Born Feb.12.1809" Reverse: "Republican Candidate 1860/No More/Slave/Territory" Diam 1 1/4" x D 1/16". Campaign "advertisement" for the 1860 presidential election. Typical for the 19th century. Coins would freq... more
    Copper coin showing Abraham Lincoln and slogans. Profile of Lincoln, beardless, facing right, inscriptions around rim. Back has laurel wreath around slogan & inscriptions along rim, on bottom is engraver's name. Obverse: "Abraham Lincoln Born Feb.12.1809" Reverse: "Republican Candidate 1860/No More/Slave/Territory" Diam 1 1/4" x D 1/16". Campaign "advertisement" for the 1860 presidential election. Typical for the 19th century. Coins would frequently carry different slogans for different states/regions, to appeal to different groups. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; History of Money. 16 History. less
  • Format
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