Franklin Pierce Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1852

Brass

Overall: 1 in. (2.6 cm)

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

165.31.31583

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. FRANK. PIERCE / THE STATESMEN & SOLDIER [Enclosing civilian bust of Pierce facing right] rev: Inscribed: FOR / PRESIDENT, / GEN. FRANK PIERCE / OF / NEW HAMPSHIRE. / FOR / VICE PRESIDENT / WILLIAM R KING / OF / ALABAMA.

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #218

Old Number

1852-5

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