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Bechtler Dollar (27 grains, 21 carats)

Private, Pioneer, or Territorial Issue
1842–50
Struck by August Bechtler (American, died in 1846)


Mint: Rutherfordton, North Carolina, United States

Accession Number

2004.1158

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse