Franklin Pierce Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1852

Brass

Overall: 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm)

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

165.31.31582

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: GEN. FRANKLIN PIERCE / THE STATESMEN & SOLDIER [Enclosing civilian bust of Pierce to quarter left] rev: Inscribed, around edge: PIERCE & KING / THE PEOPLES CHOICE [Star to right and left, enclosing displayed eagle bearing U.S. shield on breast, with olive branch in right claw, three arrows in left.

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #217; Bushnell #59

Old Number

1852-4

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