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    Martin Van Buren: Rare 1836 Election Medal. MVB-1836-2, 35 mm white metal. This is an exceptional example of an exceptional medal, seldom offered at auction. Harkening back to its Jeffersonian antecedents, the reverse shows a farmer with a plow ("The Democracy") with the slogan "Who Can Justly Appreciate Liberty & Equality". Continuing with that theme, the obverse shows Van Buren, captioned "The Principles & Prudence of Our Forefathers". The rarest of the 1836 medals. Sold as lot #11 in the second installment of the Charles McSorley Collection on July 10, 1998. Selections from the Collection of Tom Charles Huston.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    15th Saturday
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