Recto depicts a right-facing bearded Lincoln with “LINCOLN” wrapped around upper rim, “1089/ 1865” to right of profile. “With malice toward none with charity for all” al left and right of neck and facsimile signature beneath. “Name of engraver (Anthony De Francisci) appears miniscule just below image.
Medals of the Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University.An excellent review of this series of medals, very informative about the artists who engraved the medals and their designs, illustrated with beautiful photos. An essential book for any medal collector.