Commemorative coin

Collection Type

  • Currency

Date

1840-1841

GUSN

GUSN-10664

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

Descriptive Terms

commemoratives
casting (process)
pewter (tin alloy)
Coin, Commemorative

Inscription

Stamped on front: The People's Choice/ The Hero of Tippecanoe Stamped on back: Gen. W H Harrison Born Feb 9 1773 (Stamped)

Associated Person

Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.556