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Numismatics
Manufacturer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing, American, founded 1894
Designer: Edwin Howland Blashfield, American, 1848–1936

$2 Silver Certificate Progressive Essay Face Proof

1897

Ink on paper

12.3 × 21.2 cm (4 13/16 × 8 3/8 in.)
The Susan G. and John W. Jackson, B.A. 1967, Endowment Fund for Numismatics
2019.25.10
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Robert F. Schermerhorn; Mrs. Louise Entriken, to December 16, 1971; Harry W. Bass, Jr., from 1971. Stack's Bowers, New York, August 17, 2011, lot 5017; Joel Anderson, 2011-8; Stack's Bowers, New York, October 25, 2018, lot 4034; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Benjamin Hellings, “A Beautiful Failure: The “Educational Series” Notes,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2019): 64–65, fig. 5.

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