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    Two Lincoln Copper Emancipation Medals

    Pair of Lincoln Emancipation Medals. Includes: King-237, copper, 25 mm, 11.0 gm, obverse cameo portrait of Lincoln facing right, open fields, with merely LINCOLN above, BOLEN (diecutter) in small caps below, reverse ABRAHAM LINCOLN 16TH PRESIDENT U.S., in center EMANCIPATION / THE / GREAT EVENT / OF THE / 19TH CENTURY, lustrous red-brown surfaces, Uncirculated with pinkish-blue patina that enhances the open design, small area of staining on reverse rim, still quite nice; and King-240, copper, 23 mm, 6.5 gm, Lincoln bust facing right, PRESIDENT 1861-1865 below, KEY.F. on truncation, reverse in center "SHALL / BE THEN, / THENCEFORWARD, / AND FOREVER / FREE.", EMANCIPATION along lower rim, nice Choice AU.

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    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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