Medalet promoting John Bell for president, 1860. Gilt brass. DeWitt JBELL 1860-9. OBV: Bust of Bell to half left; around, JOHN BELL, UNION, CONSTITUTION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAWS; stars to left and right of name. REV: Inscription above, UNION OF THE STATES, enclosing displayed eagle. Reeded edge.
Scarce issue for the candidate of old line Whigs who refused to back Lincoln and wanted to preserve the union as it was.