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Object ID 1883.006.002
Object Name Token
Collection Commemoratives/Souvenirs
Credit line Gift of John Graham
Date 1865
Description Mourning token commemorating assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. The round lead (?) token has an oxidized surface with a hole punched at top center. The obverse is inscribed with the central text: " In / Memory / of / Abm. Lincoln / Died, / April 15, /1865" surrounded by laurel boughs. The reverse has a multi-pointed sun design surrounding an "I" or crude barbel shape.
Dimensions D-0.125 Dia-1.25 inches
Owned John Graham
Provenance A Hand-written note in the file reads: " Token in commemoration of Abraham Lincoln. Presented by Mr. John Graham, 1883."
Subjects Assassinations
Commemoration
Presidents
Souvenirs
People Lincoln, Abraham
Search Terms Abraham Lincoln
Memorials
Commemorative Tokens
Memorial Tokens
Presidents
Souvenirs
Assassinations
Civil War
Nineteenth Century
Material Lead (?)
Event Assassination of Abraham Lincoln