Temperance pledge medal, c. 1840. Gilt brass. Holed for suspension. OBV: The legend, TEMPERANCE LEADS TO HEALTH, WEALTH, HAPPINESS, AND LONG LIFE/ AWR, enclosed within raised circle surrounded by the legend, PLEDGED TO USE NO INTOXICATING DRINK AS A BEVERAGE. REV: Center, depiction of a man drinking from a well, enclosed by the legends, HOW SWEET FROM THE GREEN MOSSY BRIM TO RECEIVE IT/ INCLINED TO MY LIPS/ AS POISED ON THE CURB.