Antique Temperance Movement 1888 Gen Clinton B Fisk The Saloon Must Go Coin Medal Medallion
Antique temperance brass token struck in 1888. Token struck with the image of Gen Clinton B Fisk on one side and the slogan The Saloon Must Go on the other. This temperance coin was struck by the Prohibitionist party as part of their presidential campaign. Fisk was a leader in the temperance movement and became the presidential candidate for the Prohibition Party in the United States presidential election, 1888. He came in third with 249,506 votes. The election was won by Benjamin Harrison of the Republican Party. Fisk was also surpassed by the incumbent President of the United States Grover Cleveland of the Democratic Party. But, Fisk did receive one of the highest results of any Prohibition Party candidate in history.
Marked on front: Gen C B Fisk
Marked on back: For God For Home and Native Land, The Saloon Must Go
A great addition to your antique religious or temperance collection or early holiday gift for the numismatist.
Medal measures 1" diameter and weighs: 0.1oz.
This medal is in good condition considering age - please see all pictures as they form part of the description.
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