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Numismatics
Mint: Board of Revenue
Artist: Hendrik Lageman, Dutch, 1765–1816

Medal Commemorating Declaration of America’s Freedom

1782

Silver

14.05 g, 12:00, 34.3 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Charles Wyllys Betts, B.A. 1867, M.A. 1871
2001.87.30043
Geography: 
Made in The Netherlands
Culture: 
Dutch
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Charles Wyllys Betts, to about 1887; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1887 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Charles Wyllys Betts, American Colonial History Illustrated by Contemporary Medals, 1964 reprint (New York: Scott Stamp and Coin Company, 1964), 294, no. 607.

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.