The Murray D. Lincoln Commemorative Medal 1960

The obverse bears bust of Murray D. Lincoln, right. Around, (rosette) MURRAY · D · LINCOLN (rosette) / COMMEMORATIVE · AWARD

The reverse bears stylized wreath around. In center, "PEOPLE · / · HAVE · WITHIN · / THEIR · OWN · HANDS / THE · TOOLS · TO · FASHION / · · THEIR · OWN · · / · DESTINY" · / (signature of Murray D Lincoln); signed (AF monogram)

Murray D Lincoln (1892-1966) grew up and was educated in Massachusetts. He started his career as a county agricultural agent in New London county, Connecticut. He eventually lead four Nationwide Insurance companies as President. Outside of business he was a member of the American Food for Peace Council, Freedom from Hunger Committee, National Commission on Literacy, the central committee of the International Cooperative Alliance, and the advisory committee of the Agency for International Development (AID).

The circular medal measures 70mm and was struck in bronze.