Ulysses S. Grant Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1880

Brass

Overall: 1 in. (2.6 cm)

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

165.31.31605

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact

Classification

American History

Not on view

Inscription

obv: Inscribed, at left: ULYSSES; inscribed, at right: S. GRANT [Enclosing civilian bust of Grant facing left]; inscribed, at bottom center of bust: M [engraver Morgan] rev: Inscribed, around edge: STRUCK AND DISTRIBUTED IN THE MUNICIPAL PARADE / BY THE EMPLOYEES OF THE U.S. MINT / PHILA. DEC.16. 1879 [enclosing seal of the city of Philadelphia]

Provenance

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

Old Number

1880-2

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