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Annual Assay Medal

1871
Designed and engraved by William Barber (American, 1807–1879)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Julian AC-9 or AC-10

Accession Number

98.1538

Medium or Technique

Metal (could be gold, silver, or bronze)

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Classifications

Medals

Storer: “Annual Assay”
Obverse: Archimedes framed in archway of classical bathtub facing left / J. POLLOCK DIRECTOR in exergue (of AC-9, AC-10 has no director’s name)
Reverse: ANNUAL / ASSAY / 1871 within a wreath
 Edge:

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society