1959 United States Assay Commission Medal. Bronze. 62 mm. By George T. Morgan. JK AC-103a, Cunningham 22-640Bz, King-1145. Rarity-7. Edge Incuse JOHN S. STEVENSON. MS-65 (NGC). The warm tan-gold finish reveals subtle olive overtones under a light. Fully struck and expertly preserved, this is a solidly graded Gem worthy of strong bidding.The JK AC-103 Assay Commission medal is a rarity, missing from our (Stacks) sale of the outstanding collection of Ernest E. Keusch. In fact, this is the first example of the 1959 medal that we can recall handling in recent years. With its impressive bust of our nations 16th president by George T. Morgan, this issue appeals not only to Assay Commission medal enthusiasts, but also to advanced collectors of Lincolniana.This lot includes the original box for the medal, As New apart from a description of the medal handwritten on the side in pencil and ink, another faint pencil inscription at the left edge of the lid. (Total: 1 medal; 1 box) From the Richard Jewell Collection.