Numismatics
Maker: Unknown
Honorand: George Washington, American, 1732–1799

Brass “Token of Esteem” game counter with laureate bust of George Washington

ca. 1890

Brass

3.84 g, 6:00, 25.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.2939
Culture: 
Canadian
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Possibly made in Canada
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

William S. Baker, Medallic Portraits of Washington, 2nd (Philadelphia: Robert M. Lindsay, 1885), 242, no. 599.

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.