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Am I Not a Woman?

Hard Times (1833–1844)
Struck by Gibbs, Gardner & Co. (American, active 1833–1841)

Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 81


Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 10.3 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.36 oz.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View




Tokens and contorniates

Struck for the American Anti-Slavery Society in New York. OBV: AM I NOT A WOMAN and A SISTER-1838, separated by rosette at either end, around female slave, kneeling on grassy ground line, in supplicating attitude, facing sinister, her two arms raised before her, from which hangs a chain; she is draped from waist handles; surrounded by beaded cirlce unattached to rim. Edge plain. REV: UNITED STATED OF AMERICA around LIBERTY-1838 within laurel wreath composed of a single branch; surrounded by beaded circle.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins