James Buchanan Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1856

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

165.31.31588

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: JAMES BUCHANAN. / NO SECTIONALISM. [Cinquefoil to right and left, enclosing bust of Buchanan facing right] rev: Inscribed: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; [At center, displayed eagle bearing U.S. shield on breast with olive branch and arrows in claws.]

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #242; Bushnell #75

Old Number

1856-9

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