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Commemorative coin

Description

Political pewter coin from campaign of William Henry Harrison, the 9th president of the United States. Th coin shows a log cabin, a flag, a tree, and a table with a pitcher (or stein) and has an inscription.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1841
Inscriptions
Stamped on front: The People's Choice/ The Hero of Tippecanoe Stamped on back: Gen. W H Harrison Born Feb 9 1773
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
Cast
casting (process)
Coin, Commemorative
commemoratives
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
People and organizations
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841
Dimensions
1 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.556
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10664

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