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    1860 Lincoln "Slavery Sectional" Medalet. King-52, Sullivan-AL-1860-55. White metal, 25.7 mm, 11.1 gm. Dies by Charles Lang. A right-facing Lincoln adorns the obverse of this small medal, with ABRAHAM LINCOLN at the periphery and the date, 1860, below the bust. The reverse legend reads FREEDOM / NATIONAL / SLAVERY / SECTIONAL, which was Lincoln's main campaign slogans. Although the diameter of this medal is relatively small it is unusually thick at 3.5 mm, hence the weight. With reflective fields and showing no actual wear, this piece has Uncirculated details but is not without a couple of problems. Two rim cuts are observed at 6 o'clock and 9 o'clock on the obverse, with another at 9 o'clock on the reverse. A few minor toning spots are also noted for the sake of accuracy.

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