William Henry Harrison Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1840

Brass

Overall: 1 in. (2.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ralph Becker, Father of William Becker, Class of 1964

165.31.31568

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact

Classification

American History

Not on view

Inscription

obv: Inscribed, around edge: MAJ. GEN. W.H. HARRISON; inscribed, at bottom: 1841 [with three stars left and three stars right, and a semicircle of twenty stars, enclosing military bust of Harrison facing left with three straps and four buttons on coat.] rev: [Displayed Eagle, bearing United States Shield on breast, olive branch in right claw, and three arrows in left, in beak a scroll]; inscribed, in scroll: GO IT TIP; [below eagle & scroll] inscribed: COME IT TYLER [all enclosed by 26 stars, shield has six bars, spray has two berries above, two below]

Provenance

Collected by Raph E. Becker (1907-1994), father of William W. Becker, Class of 1964; given to present collection, 1965.

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #89

Old Number

1840-30

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