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Medal - Emancipation Proclaimed, United States of America, 1871 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 36571

Summary:
Emancipation Proclaimed 1863 Medal, issued by the United States of America, 1871. Issued as part of the Medal Series of the US Mint.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 46 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: slavery
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: slavery
Series: US Mint medals
DateEra: 1871 AD
Obverse Description: A 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
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: United States of America
Artist: William Barber - United States Mint, Philadelphia
Person Depicted: President Abraham Lincoln - United States Government, 1871

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