George McClellan: Superb
George McClellan: Superb 'Army of the Potomac' medal (GMcC 1864-7)

George McClellan: Superb "Army of the Potomac" medal (GMcC 1864-7)

Price: $225.00
Medal promoting George B. McClellan for president, 1864.
Catalog No: 20365
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 34 mm
GRADE: Choice/AU
Medal promoting George B. McClellan for president, 1864. Copper. DeWitt GMcC 1864-7. OBV: Military bust of McClellan to left, signed F.B. SMITH (engraver) at truncation, enclosed within laurel wreath; around, MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE B. McCLELLAN; below, U.S. ARMY. REV: Inscription, WE CAN ASK NO HIGHER HONOR THAN THE PROUD CONSCIOUSNESS THAT WE BELONG TO THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, enclosed within palm wreath. DeWitt states this was the original issue, and "undoubtedly received circulation during the presidential campaign in view of McClellan's popularity with the soldiers of the Army of the Potomac." Near UNC specimen with glossy chocolate patina.

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