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First Steam Coinage

1836
Engraved by Christian Gobrecht (American, about 1785–1844)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Julian MT-20 or MT-21

Accession Number

2004.1179

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

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