Bechtler Dollar (27 grains, 21 carats)
Private, Pioneer, or Territorial Issue
Struck by August Bechtler (American, died in 1846)
Mint: Rutherfordton, North Carolina, United States
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse