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Medal: US Washington Lincoln
Medal: US Washington Lincoln

It is not difficult to stump us, Allie. And stump us you have. We have not see this particular token before but a Google search lead us to this picture from Charles Calkins.

As to value, Rich Hartzog of Exonumia.com reports the following:

This is a restrike from the US Mint of a medal first issued in 1864 to 1866. Anthony Paquet did the Washington side and William Barber the Lincoln side. It comes in two sizes. The mint sold these in recent decades for a few dollars each. A number of different similar pieces exist with Grant, Jackson and Garfield in various combinations with reverse dies. They are listed in the Julian book 'Medals of the United States Mint', which I stock on my exonumia book list.

A typical value today would be $10 to $50 depending on condition. Less wear and better eye appeal mean higher value.

CoinQuest thanks C. Calkins for use of this image. It's a beauty.

Coin: 5313 , Genre: Medals
Requested by: ALLIE, Wed, 25-Aug-2010 06:40:17 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 04-Aug-2012 18:26:44 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Thu, 28-Jul-2016 21:33:36 GMT
Requester description: THERE ARE NO INSCRIPTIONS IN THIS COIN. ONE SIDE HAS ABE LINCOLN'S HEAD. THE OTHER SIDE HAS GEORGE WASHINGTON'S HEAD.
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Comments

Thank you for the information. I have one of these that is made of silver. I had it tested with an xray machine. I know most of these are copper. Would the silver have more or less value than the coppers or a silver plated? Thank you - Tony
Absolutely. They are probably more rare in solid silver, and the bullion value alone adds nicely. My guess would be $30 to $80. If you can take a sharp picture of your piece, we'll post it on this page. To send e-mail, use the 'Contact' button at the top of the home page. - CoinQuest (Paul)

  

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