John Charles Fremont Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1856

Brass

Overall: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)

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

165.31.31591

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: COL. JOHN.C.FREMONT. / JESSIE‘S.CHOICE. [enclosing a civilian bust of Fremont facing quarter left] rev: Inscribed, around edge: FREMONT & DAYTON. / THE PEOPLES CHOICE. [Star to right and left., enclosing displayed eagle with U.S. Shield on breast, and 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 #253

Old Number

1856-12

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