John Charles Fremont Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1856

Brass Gilt

Overall: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)

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

165.31.31592

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact

Classification

American History

Not on view

Inscription

obv: Inscribed, on left side: J.C.FREMONT. / BORN.; inscribed, on right side: Jan.21. / 1813 [Civilian bust of Fremont facing left] rev: Inscribed, at top: OUR COUNTRY [Thirteen Stars encircle eagle with wings displayed inverted, perched on globe]

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #255; Bushnell #72

Old Number

1856-14

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