The Lafayette Silver Dollar

U.S. Federal Issue
1900
Designed and engraved by Charles E. Barber (American (born in England), 1840–1917), After Jean-Antoine Houdon (French, 1741–1828), and Francois-Augustin Caunois (French, 1787–1859)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 7423

Accession Number

2004.957

Medium or Technique

Silver

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