Commemorative Medal issued to celebrate when Emancipation was Proclaimed in 1863. It was issued by the United States of America in 1871, as part of the Medal Series of the US Mint.

Obverse Description

Bare head of Lincoln facing right; around, 'ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENT UNITED STATES'; below in small lettering the artist's name, 'BARBER'.

Reverse Description

The legend, MARCH 4 1861 / TO / APRIL 15, 1865 / EMANCIPATION / PROCLAIMED / JAN. 1, 1863; in exergue, MEDAL SERIES OF THE / US MINT / J. POLLOCK 1871 DIRECTOR

Edge Description

The edge is plain

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