H. R. Linderman, Director of the Mint
originally struck in 1869, modern restrike
Designed and engraved by William Barber (American, 1807–1879)
Object Place: United States
Diameter and weight: 77 mm, 229.2 gm (3 1/16 in., 8.08 oz.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Henry R. Linderman facing right, signed BARBER F. below the truncation of the bust, the whole surrounded by a raised rim with a plain cove.
Reverse: H. R. LINDERMAN, / DIRECTOR / OF THE. U.S. MINT, / FROM APRIL (ornament) 1867, / _ MAY 1869. enclosed within a laurel and oak wreath, the whole surrounded by a raised rim with a plain cove.
Cornelius C. Vermeule, III, by 1971; to the MFA, 2005.
Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III