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Numismatics
Engraver: Unknown
After (obverse): Jean-Antoine Houdon, French, 1741–1828
Publisher: T. Brimelow, American, w. c. 1863
Honorand: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1781
Honorand: Benjamin Franklin, American, 1706–1790, M.A. (HON.) 1753

Nickel store card of Washington and Franklin for T. Brimelow, Druggist, New York

1863

Nickel

4.72 g, 6:00, 24 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.3020
Geography: 
Made in United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
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), 212, no. GT-708.

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.