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Draper and Sandland, Attleboro (Calendar for 1853)

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860)
1853


Object Place: Attleboro, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Rulau Mass 600; Storer 37

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 40 mm, 18.3 gm (1 9/16 in., 0.65 oz.)

Accession Number

29.331

Medium or Technique

Gilt brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: DRAPER & SANDLAND (curved) / MANUFACTURERS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION OF GILT BUTTONS (curved) around AGTS (curved) / ATTLEBORO (curved) / MASS. above a calendar for July through December 1853, the whole surrounded by a plain rim
Rev: CALENDAR (curved) / FOR / 1853 above a calendar for January through July 1853, with MANUFACTUR’S & DEALERS IN GILT & PLATED JEWELERY. around the outside, the whole surrounded by a plain rim
Edge: plain

Provenance

By 1929, Wolf Kostakowsky, Mattapan, MA; 1929, sold by Kostakowsky to the MFA for $518 [see note 1]. (Accession date: January 17, 1929)

NOTES:

[1] Five hundred numismatics, MFA accession numbers 29.159 through 29.658, were purchased from Mr. Kostakowsky for a total price of $518.

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund