George B. McClellan presidential campaign medal made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut in 1864. The obverse depicts the bust of George B. McClellan facing forward, with the legend “MAJ. GEN. GEO. B. McCLELLAN, U.S.A.” The reverse is struck with a patriotic eagle with a ribbon in its beak that reads “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, perched on the shield of the United States with the American flag is draped across a spear. The legend reads “MY COUNTRY I AM SWORN TO DEFEND.” The coin measures 1 3/8” with a couple of small dings to the edge and some light verdigris in recessed areas. A great piece of 1864 Presidential Election memorabilia.
Comes housed in a 5 x 6 inch display case with red velvet backing and descriptive card.
Inventory Number: POL 214 / SOLD