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Numismatics
Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Designer: Lars Gustav Sellstedt, American, born Sweden, 1819–1911
Engraver: Charles E. Barber, American, born England, 1840–1917
Engraver: William Barber, American, born England, 1807–1879
Publisher: T. E. Dickinson & Co., Buffalo, N.Y., 1849–1965
Honorand: Jesse Ketchum, American, born Canada, 1782–1867

So-called Jesse Ketchum Medal of the Public Schools of Buffalo, New York (Sapiens Erit Sapientor)

from 1873

Silver

48.54 g, 12:00, 49 mm
Gift of Graham C. Boettcher, B.A. 1995, Ph.D. 2006
2004.121.2
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Dr. Graham C. Boettcher, Birmingham, Ala., to 2004; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.