• Creator
  • S.P
  • Created Date
  • 06/13/03
  • Description
  • Copper-coated medal of Abraham Lincoln with railsplitter image. Beardless Lincoln looks left with motto around rim "The President of the U.S. 1861" & "Copyright Secured" on bottom. Reverse has tall man splitting log in front of rail fence, with cabin & setting sun in background, "The Railsplitter of 1830" around rim. Diam. 1 1/2" x H 1/16". A common form of political "advertising" in the 1860 and 1864 campaigns. How we learn about communities;... more
    Copper-coated medal of Abraham Lincoln with railsplitter image. Beardless Lincoln looks left with motto around rim "The President of the U.S. 1861" & "Copyright Secured" on bottom. Reverse has tall man splitting log in front of rail fence, with cabin & setting sun in background, "The Railsplitter of 1830" around rim. Diam. 1 1/2" x H 1/16". A common form of political "advertising" in the 1860 and 1864 campaigns. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; History of Money. 16 History. less
  • Format
  • 6770.jpg