ciation of his character and services by causing a magnificent gold medal to be struck and presented to the President's widow.
It is about four inches in diameter.
One side bears a profile, in relief, of Mr. Lincoln, surrounded by the words, in French, Dedicated by the French Democracy.
A. Lincoln, twice elected President of the United States.
On the reverse is an altar, bearing the following inscription, also in French: Lincoln, Honest Man. Abolished Slavery, Re-established the Union, and SFrench: Lincoln, Honest Man. Abolished Slavery, Re-established the Union, and Saved the Republic, without Veiling the Statue of Liberty.
He was Assassinated the 14th of April, 1865.
Below all are the words: Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity.
On one side of the altar stands winged Victory, with her right hand resting upon a sword and her left holding a civic wreath.
On the other side stand two emancipated slaves —the younger, a lad, offering a palm branch, and the elder pointing him to the American eagle, bearing the shield, the olive-branch, and the lightning, with t