Objects - Numismatics

From the first state coppers to the last bank-issued dollar, the history of money in Vermont is well represented. The collection also includes commemorative coins and medals.

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Bank Check
Name/Title
Bank Check
Entry/Object ID
1983.22.1
Description
Unfilled check issued by the West River Bank. The check has spaces for the date, payee, dollar amount, and signature. There is an illustration of a haying scene at the top right, a portrait of a woman at the bottom left, and the Vermont state seal at the bottom center.
Context
Issued by the West River Bank of Jamaica, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
1983.22
Source or Donor
VHS Library
Acquisition Method
Transfer
Made or Created
Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New England Bank Note Company
19th Century
Boston
Lexicon
Check, Bank,Order, Pay,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Paper
Relationships
The West River Bank
Jamaica
Bank Check
Name/Title
Bank Check
Entry/Object ID
1980.4
Description
Paper check backed by the Bank of Poultney. The check was made for $121.67 on October 17, 1854. It is signed by J. A. Page of Montpelier Vermont. On the left is an engraving of an arm holding a hammer within a round a frame. In the upper right is an illustration of men harvesting a field of grain.
Context
Issued by the Bank of Poultney in Poultney, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
1980.4
Source or Donor
VHS Library
Acquisition Method
Transfer
Made or Created
1854
Lexicon
Check, Bank,Order, Pay,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Paper
Relationships
Bank of Poultney
Poultney, Montpelier
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1985.35.1
Description
Copper coin with a radiating eye on one side and a pictorial scene on the other. The eye side shows a detailed human eye with 13 rays emitting from it in every direction. Between each ray is a 6-petaled flower (13 in total). The words, "STELLA QUARTA DECIMA" ring the edge. The reverse shows a scene of a plow in a field with a line of hills and trees on the horizon. A sun with two eyes and a prominent nose peeks over the horizon. The words "VERMONTENSIUM RES PUBLICA" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, VT in 1786.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1985.35
Acquisition Method
Purchase
Made or Created
1786
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.1
Description
Copper coin with a radiating eye on one side and a pictorial scene on the other. The eye side shows a detailed human eye with 13 rays emitting from it in every direction. Between each ray is a 6-petaled flower (13 in total). The words, "STELLA QUARTA DECIMA" ring the edge. The reverse shows a scene of a plow in a field with a line of hills and trees on the horizon. A sun with two eyes and a prominent nose peeks over the horizon. The words "VERMONTS RES PUBLICA" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1785.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1785
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.2
Description
Copper coin with a radiating eye on one side and a pictorial scene on the other. The eye side shows a detailed human eye with 13 rays emitting from it in every direction. Between each ray is a 6-petaled flower (13 in total). The words, "STELLA QUARTA DECIMA" ring the edge. The reverse shows a scene of a plow in a field with a line of hills and trees on the horizon. A sun with two eyes and a prominent nose peeks over the horizon. The words "VERMONTIS RES PUBLICA 1785" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermontin 1785.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1785
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.3
Description
Copper coin with a radiating eye on one side and a pictorial scene on the other. The eye side shows a detailed human eye with 13 rays emitting from it in every direction. Between each ray is a 6-petaled flower (13 in total). The words, "STELLA QUARTA DECIMA" ring the edge. The reverse shows a scene of a plow in a field with a line of hills and trees on the horizon. A sun with two eyes and a prominent nose peeks over the horizon. The words "VERMONTENSIUM RES PUBLICA 1786" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1786
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1786
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.4
Description
Copper coin with a radiating eye on one side and a pictorial scene on the other. The eye side shows a detailed human eye with 13 rays emitting from it in every direction. Between each ray is a 6-petaled flower (13 in total). The words, "STELLA QUARTA DECIMA" ring the edge. The reverse shows a scene of a plow in a field with a line of hills and trees on the horizon. A sun with two eyes and a prominent knows peeks over the horizon. The words "VERMONTENSIUM RES PUBLICA 1786" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1786
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1786
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.5
Description
Copper coin with a radiating eye on one side and a pictorial scene on the other. The eye side shows a detailed human eye with 13 rays emitting from it in every direction. Between each ray is a 6-petaled flower (13 in total). The words, "STELLA QUARTA DECIMA" ring the edge. The reverse shows a scene of a plow in a field with a line of hills and trees on the horizon. A sun with two eyes and a prominent nose peeks over the horizon. The words "VERMONTENSIUM RES PUBLICA 1786" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1786.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1786
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.6
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a left-facing bust of a Roman figure resembling George II of England, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The date 1786 is at the bottom center.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1786.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1786
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.8
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Britannia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words "BRITANNIA" rings the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1787.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1787
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.9
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words "INDE ET LIB 1787" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1787.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1787
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.10
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words "INDE ET LIB 1788" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.11
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI GIV" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words "INDE ET LIB 88" ring the edge. The coin is overstruck onto another coin, with portions of the previous striking visible on the lower face and lower reverse. The inscription and the center image are very misaligned on the reverse.
Context
Produced in Newburgh, NY for use in Vermont, 1788
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Newburgh
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.12
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words "INDE ET LIB 1788" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.13
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words "INDE ET LIB 1788" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.14
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words "INDE ET LIB 1788" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.15
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words "INDE ET LIB 1788" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.16
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words "INDE ET LIB 1788" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.17
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words "INDE ET LIB 1788" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.18
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words "INDE ET LIB 1788" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.19
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words "INDE ET LIB 1788" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.20
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words "INDE ET LIB 1788" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.21
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words "INDE ET LIB 1788" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1998.34.3
Description
Small, misshapen silver coin. One side is stamped with the inscription "1697 [illeg]" along with a shield bearing three fleurs-de-lis under a crown. The other side is stamped with a cross-shape formed of Roman numeral twos (II) placed around a circle. An additional striking of a fleur-de-lis covers one of the cross' points.
Context
Found in the Champlain Narrows
Acquisition
Accession Number
1998.34
Source or Donor
Tice, Warren K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
17th Century
France
Ethnography
Abenaki
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Coin
Interpretative Labels
Coin, 1880-1900 Dana Bickford Quechee, Vermont Aluminum, brass Gift of Ruth R. Smith, 2010.39.2ab Dana Bickford was born in Quechee when that town was a hotbed of mills and manufacturing, and at various points in his life described himself as both an inventor and an entrepreneur. His biggest success was with an automatic knitting machine that he and several other partners manufactured in Brattleboro in the late 19th century. This universal coin was one of Bickford's side inventions. After a trip to Europe, he became frustrated with the constant need to exchange currency at each international border, and developed this coin as a solution. In theory, the coin would take on a different value in each country, represented by the amount of base metal (gold and silver) present in the coin. Those values are engraved on the coin itself, relative to the US dollar. Bickford's choices, needless to say, prioritize some countries over the other and assume an international currency exchange that was extremely stable. Bickford was not alone in attempting to create universal currency; many others had floated the theory or even gone so far as to create coins. None have been successful. Interestingly, Bickford's coin also attempts to heal another monetary divide: it claims to "heal all differences between gold & silvermen," referencing the raging debate in the latter part of the 19th century about whether US currency should be based on the gold or silver standard.
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
2010.39.2a-b
Description
Aluminum and brass coin, together with a wooden box. One side of the coin bears the inscription, "This combination coin will when adopted be good in all nations. Heal all differences between gold and silver men and fully settle all financial questions. Approved by all good business men." The other side of the coin bears the inscription, "Here is shown the value of our dollar in the coin of different nations of the world." Below that are eight connected circles, each giving the coin value of a different country, and below that: "Invented & protected by Dana Bickford. Brass insert in center reads "Dollar" with illegible words around it.

The box has a sliding cover and an indentation for the coin in the bottom.
Context
Developed by Dana Bickford of Quechee, VT to be a universal monetary exchange medium.
Acquisition
Accession Number
2010.39
Source or Donor
Smith, Ruth R.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
Artist
Bickford, Dana
1880-1900
Quechee
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Materials
Brass, Aluminum, Wood
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1987.36.1
Description
Copper coin with a radiating eye on one side and a pictorial scene on the other. The eye side shows a detailed human eye with 13 rays emitting from it in every direction. Between each ray is a 6-petaled flower (13 in total). The words, "STELLA QUARTA DECIMA" ring the edge. The reverse shows a scene of a plow in a field with a line of hills and trees on the horizon. A sun with two eyes and a prominent nose peeks over the horizon. The words "VERMONTIS RES PUBLICA" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in in 1785
Acquisition
Accession Number
1987.36
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1785
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1987.36.2
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMONT AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words, "INDE ET LIB" ring the edge. The year 1788 is at the center bottom.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1987.36
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1987.36.3
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "GEORGIVS III REX" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words, "INDE ET LIB" ring the edge. The figure is rubbed nearly smooth.
Context
Produced in Newburgh, NY in 1788
Acquisition
Accession Number
1987.36
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Newburgh
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1989.73.1
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a left-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMONT AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words, "INDE ET LIB" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1787.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1989.73
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1787
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1989.73.2
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMONT AUCTORI" ring the edge. A flaw in the coin mast it appear as if the bust is wearing a sweatband or blindfold. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words, "INDE ET LIB" ring the edge. The date 1787 is at the center bottom.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1787.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1989.73
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1787
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1989.73.3
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMONT AUCTORI" ring the edge. A flaw in the coin mast it appear as if the bust is wearing a sweatband or blindfold. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words, "INDE ET LIB GEORGIVS" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788
Acquisition
Accession Number
1989.73
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1990.22.1
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. The coin is struck very off center. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, standing near a pedestal or frame. She is holding a balance scale in her left hand, has a large bow across her torso, and has a pike or flag pole with a liberty cap on the top. The words, "IMMUNE COLUMBIA" ring the edge. The date 1785 is at the bottom center.
Context
Produced in Newburgh, NY in 1785. This coin is considered a numismatic mule since the face and reverse are not a set.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1990.22
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1785
Newburgh
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1990.22.2
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The date 1786 is at the bottom center.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1786.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1990.22
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
Artist
Harmon, Reuben
1786
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1990.22.3
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The date 1788 is at the bottom center.
Context
Produced in Newburgh, NY for use in Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1990.22
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Newburgh
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1990.22.4
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The upper half of the date 1787 is at the bottom center.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1787
Acquisition
Accession Number
1990.22
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1787
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1990.22.5
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The date 1788 is at the center bottom.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1990.22
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1a
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMONT AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words, "INDE ET LIB" ring the edge. The face side has rubbed smooth, losing fine detail, and the reverse has rubbed almost completely smooth, with only the vague outline of Columbia left.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1787.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1787
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1aa
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The design is completely rubbed smooth. The date 1787 is at the center bottom.

The coin is over struck on an Irish halfpenny, which is still clearly visible through the Vermont pattern. The face was struck over a design of a harp beneath a crown.
Context
Made in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1b
Description
Copper coin with a radiating eye on one side and a pictorial scene on the other. The eye side shows a detailed human eye with 13 rays emitting from it in every direction. Between each ray is a 6-petaled flower (13 in total). The words, "STELLA QUARTA DECIMA" ring the edge. The reverse shows a scene of a plow in a field with a line of hills and trees on the horizon. A sun with two eyes and a prominent nose peeks over the horizon. The words "VERMONTIS RES PUBLICA" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1785.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1785
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1cc
Description
Copper coin with a radiating eye on one side and a pictorial scene on the other. The eye side shows a detailed human eye with 13 rays emitting from it in every direction. Between each ray is a 6-petaled flower (13 in total). The words, "STELLA QUARTA DECIMA" ring the edge. The reverse shows a scene of a plow in a field with a line of hills and trees on the horizon. A sun with two eyes and a prominent nose peeks over the horizon. The words "VERMONTENSIUM RES PUBLICA 1786" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1786.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1786
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1d
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The face has childlike features, but has been rubbed so smooth, only the outline is visible. The words "VERMONT AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The Columbia side of the coin has been rubbed almost completely smooth.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1786
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1dd
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The date 1788 is at the bottom center.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1e
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The bust is so rubbed smooth that it is hardly visible. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. The O in "Vermon" is mis-struck, overlapping the M slightly. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1g
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1gg
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. A line runs down the center of the coin where the striking die had broken. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1h
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. It is rubbed almost completely smooth, and Columbia is only visible because of a color change.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1787.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1787
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1hh
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. The face is nearly rubbed smooth, but the lettering is very crisp. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The center is pocked and rubbed nearly smooth, but the lettering remains crisp. The date 1788 is at the bottom center.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1i
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The surface of the coin is unusual, indicating that it may be cast, overstruck, or doublestruck.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1787.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1787
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1jj
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The date 1787 is at the center bottom. The coin is overstruck on a 1785 Nova Constallatio coin, making it appear as if there is a strap over the bust's mouth and an eye on Columbia's stomach.
Context
Made in Rupert, Vermont in 1785, and remade in Rupert, Vermont in 1787.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1787
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1k
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. The coin is struck very off center. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, standing near a pedestal or frame. She is holding a balance scale in her left hand, has a large bow across her torso, and has a pike or flag pole with a liberty cap on the top. The words, "IMMUNE COLUMBIA" ring the edge. The date 1785 is at the bottom center.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1785.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1785
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1kk
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The date 1788 is at center bottom. Both sides are rubbed nearly smooth.
Context
Made in Rupert, Vermont in 1788
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1LL
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a left-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON: AUCTORI" ring the edge. The detail within the face is rubbed smooth, and a portion of the word "Vermon" is missing. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is wearing a quiver of arrows on her back. The top of the design has been worn almost completely smooth. The date 1786 spans the bottom. The edge is decorated with a zig-zag design at the bottom and lower left.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1786.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1786
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1nn
Description
Copper coin with a radiating eye on one side and a pictorial scene on the other. The eye side shows a detailed human eye with 13 rays emitting from it in every direction. Between each ray is a 6-petaled flower (13 in total). The words, "STELLA QUARTA DECIMA" ring the edge. The reverse shows a scene of a plow in a field with a line of hills and trees on the horizon. A sun with two eyes and a prominent nose peeks over the horizon. The words "VERMONTIS RES PUBLICA" ring the edge. Both sides are extremely mottled.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1785.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1785
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1q
Description
Copper coin with a radiating eye on one side and a pictorial scene on the other. The eye side shows a detailed human eye with 13 rays emitting from it in every direction. Between each ray is a 6-petaled flower (13 in total). The words, "STELLA QUARTA DECIMA" ring the edge. The reverse shows a scene of a plow in a field with a line of hills and trees on the horizon. A sun with two eyes and a prominent nose peeks over the horizon. The words "VERMONTENSIUM RES PUBLICA" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1786.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1786
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1u
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The design has been overstruck on a Nova Constallatio coin and has a hole in the center.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1787.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1787
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1v
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. Both sides are rubbed almost completely smooth.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1x
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The date 1788 is at the center bottom.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1902.1.1y
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMON AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The date 1788 is at the bottom center.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1788.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1902.1
Source or Donor
Elkins, Henry K.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1788
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1991.14.22
Description
Copper coin with a radiating eye on one side and a pictorial scene on the other. The eye side shows a detailed human eye with 13 rays emitting from it in every direction. Between each ray is a 6-petaled flower (13 in total). The words, "STELLA QUARTA DECIMA" ring the edge. The reverse shows a scene of a plow in a field with a line of hills and trees on the horizon. A sun with two eyes and a prominent nose peeks over the horizon. The words "VERMONTS RES PUBLICA 1785" ring the edge.
Context
Produced in Rupert, Vermont in 1785
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.14
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1785
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Copper
Coin
Name/Title
Coin
Entry/Object ID
1971.1.1
Description
Copper coin with a bust on one side and the allegorical figure, Columbia, on the other. The face side shows a right-facing bust of a Roman figure, wearing a laurel wreath on his head, tied with a ribbon at the nape of his neck, and military armor. The words "VERMONT AUCTORI" ring the edge. On the reverse, Columbia is shown swathed in loose fabric, seated next to a shield bearing the Union flag. She is holding a staff with a liberty cap in her left hand, and a small branch in her right hand. The words, "INDE ET LIB" ring the edge. The year 1787 is a the bottom center.
Context
Produced in Rupert, VT in 1787
Acquisition
Accession Number
1971.1
Made or Created
1787
Rupert
Lexicon
Coin,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Copper
Commemorative Coin
Name/Title
Commemorative Coin
Entry/Object ID
2017.3.8.1
Description
Silver coin with a bust of a young man on one side and a woman on the other. The man is shown draped in Roman-style clothing with long, curly hair and a laurel crown. The words "G. FR. ET. NAV. REX. LVDOVICVS. XIII. D." ring the edge. The woman is showing wearing Elizabethan clothing, including a tight bodice, wide fall collar, and three-pointed hood with a cap beneath and veil above. The words "ANNA. D. G. FRET. NAV. REG." ring the edge.
Context
French coin minted in 1643 to be traded with indigenous Americans.
Acquisition
Accession Number
2017.3
Source or Donor
Wiseman, Frederick M.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Credit Line
Gift of Frederick M. Wiseman
Made or Created
1643
Paris
Ethnography
Vermont
Innu
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Metal
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2003.15.10
Description
Commemorative medal consisting of a bar and hanging medallion. The bar is molded with the word, "SOUVENIR". A round medallion with two protruding flags connects to the bar with two small metal rings. The center of the medallion is molded with the face of Admiral George Dewey surrounded by the inscription, "THE NATIONS HERO ADMIRAL GEO. DEWEY". The two flags, a United States flag and a blue flag with white stars, are enameled. The back of the medallion is engraved with the image of a ship labeled, "OLYMPIA".
Context
Shows Admiral George Dewey of Montpelier, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
2003.15
Source or Donor
Anderson, W. Thomas
Acquisition Method
Gift
Credit Line
In memory of Parker Perry
Made or Created
1900
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Metal
Relationships
Dewey, George (1837-1917)
Dewey Day
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
1927.1.1ab
Description
Bronze medal with the molded image of a soldier on one side and building on the other.

The front shows a man wearing a fur cap with a tail. He is holding a long-barreled flintlock gun. Behind him is a waving flag with 10 visible stars and the number 7 in the upper corner and stripes over the rest of the flag. The inscription, "VERMONT SESQUICENTENNIAL" rings the bottom edge.

The back shows a four bay by two bay Georgian-style building surrounded by a wreath. The building is labeled "FAY'S TAVERN AUG 16", and the names, Warner, Stark, Herrick, Fay, Hubbel, Saffort, Belmond, Brush, Allen, Dewitt, Calysha, Clark, Albrid, Dewey, and Robinson wrap around the wreath. The inscription BATTLE OF BENNINGTON 1777-1927" and 14 stars ring the edge.

The medal is accompanied by a paper information sheet that details the images and symbols on the medal.
Context
Made to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Bennington.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1927.1
Source or Donor
Spargo, John
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
Artist
Keck, Charles
Role
Sculptor
Medallic Art Co.
1927
Lexicon
Medal,Decoration of Honor,Award,Achievement Symbols,Personal Symbols,Category 08: Communication Objects
Materials
Paper
Relationships
Catamount Tavern
Vermont Sesquicentennial, Battle of Bennington
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
1941.21ab
Description
Commemorative medal or coin with the Vermont state house on one side and a laurel wreath on the other.

The front is molded to show the Vermont state house: a building with a large central dome and six columns. Below the building is a shield with 13 stars and another star above, flanked by the dates 1791 and 1941. The inscription "SESQUICENTENNIAL OF THE STATEHOOD OF VERMONT" ring the edge.

The back is molded with a laurel wreath tied with a ribbon bow at the center bottom. The inscription "AWARDED BY THE VERMONT HISTORICAL SOCIETY" is in the center.
Context
Awarded by the Vermont Historical Society to high school students in honor of Vermont's Sesquicentennial.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1941.21
Source or Donor
Unknown
Acquisition Method
Unknown
Made or Created
The Whitehead & Hoag Co.
1941
Newark
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Brass
Relationships
Vermont State House
Vermont Sesquicentennial
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
1941.5ab
Description
Gold tokens with a bust of a man on one side, and an inscription on the other. The front has a bust of Thomas Chittenden. The words, "THOMAS CHITTENDEN FIRST GOVERNOR OF VERMONT" ring the edge. The back has inscription, "SESQUICENTENNIAL OF THE STATEHOOD OF VERMONT 1791 1941" with the state seal of Vermont at the center bottom.
Context
Issued by the Montpelier Baseball Association and distributed for the Citizens Sesquicentennial Committee of Vermont.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1941.5
Source or Donor
Montpelier Baseball Association
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
The Whitehead & Hoag Co.
1941
Newark
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Metal
Relationships
Chittenden, Thomas (1730-1797)
Montpelier
Vermont Sesquicentennial
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
1953.24.11
Description
Silver-colored medallion hanging at the bottom of a blue and gold ribbon that is topped with a decorative bar that reads, "Welcome." The pin on the back has come off the ribbon. The medallion shows a bust of a man with epaulettes and a large mustache with the inscription, "Admiral Geo. W. Dewey". On the reverse is the image of a ship and the inscription, "Dewey's flag ship, Olympia, 5,800 tons"
Context
Produced for Dewey Day in Montpelier, Vermont, 1899.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1953.24
Source or Donor
Rugg, Harold Goddard (1883-1957)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1899
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver, Silk
Relationships
Dewey, George (1837-1917)
Montpelier
Dewey Day
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
1958.1.1484
Description
Bronze medal with the molded image of a soldier on one side and building on the other.

The front shows a man wearing a fur cap with a tail. He is holding a long-barreled flintlock gun. Behind him is a waving flag with 10 visible stars and the number 7 in the upper corner and stripes over the rest of the flag. The inscription, "VERMONT SESQUICENTENNIAL" rings the bottom edge.

The back shows a four bay by two bay Georgian-style building surrounded by a wreath. The building is labeled "FAY'S TAVERN AUG 16", and the names, Warner, Stark, Herrick, Fay, Hubbel, Saffort, Belmond, Brush, Allen, Dewitt, Calysha, Clark, Albrid, Dewey, and Robinson wrap around the wreath. The inscription BATTLE OF BENNINGTON 1777-1927" and 14 stars ring the edge.
Context
Made to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Bennington.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1958.1
Source or Donor
Rugg, Harold Goddard (1883-1957)
Acquisition Method
Bequest
Made or Created
Artist
Keck, Charles
Medallic Art Co.
1927
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Metal
Relationships
Bennington, Catamount Tavern
Vermont Sesquicentennial
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
1958.1.1503
Description
Gold-colored metal pin made in two parts. The top part, with the pin attachment, is oval and bears the inscription, "NEW YORK AND VERMONT JOINT CELEBRATION." The larger, bottom part is attached to the top by a short chain and is circular. It contains the bust of a man in 17th-century clothing in the center. The bust portrait is surrounded by two tomahawks, two shields, two boats, and a sheaf of wheater. Below the bust is the inscription, "1609 THE TERCENTENARY OF THE DISCOVER OF LAKE CHAMPLAIN 1909." There are two swastikas beneath the portrait.
Context
Produced for the 300th anniversary of the discovery of Lake Champlain.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1958.1
Source or Donor
Rugg, Harold Goddard (1883-1957)
Acquisition Method
Bequest
Made or Created
The Whitehead & Hoag Co.
1909
Newark
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Metal
Relationships
Champlain, Samuel de (1580-1635)
Lake Champlain
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2004.19.1
Description
18-karat gold commemorative medal. One side is molded with a small village nestled within mountains, the word "VERMONT" floating in the sky. The other side is molded with the Vermont logo of the US Bicentennial (VT2) with the inscription "OFFICIAL MEDALLION OF THE VERMONT BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION" around the edge and the dates 1777 1977.
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2004.19
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
Kennedy, Patrick, Willius, Jeffrey, DiLorenzo, Joseph
Medallic Art Co.
1977
Danbury
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Gold, Plexiglass, Glass, Paper
Relationships
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
1975.13.1
Description
Round commemorative medal molded on one side with the inscription, "TOWN OF BRADFOR, VERMONT / SETTLED 1765", around the edge and a scene consisting of a tall building at the side of a river in the center. The places shown within the scene are the Waits River falls, the stone and brick Grist Mill as originally constructed, and the "Old Pine" located on the river bank. The other side is molded with a flying bird over the inscription, "AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL 1778-1978".
Context
Produced for the American Bicentennial celebration.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1975.13
Source or Donor
Bradford Historical Society
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1978
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Bronze
Relationships
Bradford
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
1985.15.4
Description
Commemorative metal consisting of several parts. The outermost layer consists of a pin-backed medal with an eagle and an enameled shield and the inscription, "HONORED GUEST". Hanging from the medal are two bars: the tops says, "GEORGE D. AIKEN", and the bottom says U.S. SENATOR." The next layer consists of a round medal with a rearing elephant in the center and the inscription "MIAMI BEACH / NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONVENTION 1968" around the edge. The medal is hanging from a red, white, and blue striped ribbon. The innermost layer is a length of red, white, and blue ribbon. The medal is accompanied by a notecard explaining that it is a souvenir and will not gain the wearer entry into the convention.
Context
Given to Senator George Aiken, US Senator from Vermont, during the 1968 Republican National Convention
Acquisition
Accession Number
1985.15
Source or Donor
Aiken, Lola Pierotti (1912-2014)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1968
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Materials
Metal, Fabric
Relationships
Aiken, George David (1892-1984)
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2020.18.4ab
Description
Bronze commemorative medal. One side is molded with a scene of a church in a field with the inscription, "TOWN OF WEATHERSFIELD VERMONT" around the edge. The other side is separated into 6 wedges around a central circle with the inscription, "CHARTERED 1761". Clockwise from top, the wedges show a sheep, a crane pulling granite from a quarry, a spinning wheel, an obelisk, a large 19-bay building, and a covered bridge. The medal is accompanied by a small informational booklet.
Context
Made to commemorate the founding of Weathersfield, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
2020.18
Source or Donor
Marchant, Charles
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1976-1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Metal
Relationships
Weathersfield
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
1977.20
Description
Silver-toned medal molded on one side with an image of a monument and historical marker and on the other side with the inscription, "TOWN OF HUBBARDTON / REPUBLIC OF VERMONT" around the edge and "GRANTED 1764 / THE ONLY BATTLE OF THE REVOLUTION FOUGHT IN VERMONT" in the center.
Context
Made to commemorate the Battle of Hubbardton
Acquisition
Accession Number
1977.20
Source or Donor
Hubbardton Bicentennial Committee
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Pewter
Relationships
Hubbardton
US Bicentennial Celebration, Battle of Bennington
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2004.19.2
Description
Gold plated commemorative medal. One side shows the outline of the state of Vermont behind a man in a barn coat carrying buckets away from a tapped maple tree. The inscription, "VERMONT THE GREEN MOUNTAIN STATE" rings the edge. The other side shows a laurel wreath around the edge with a clover flower at the center top. The inscription, "VERMONT ATTAINED STATEHOOD MARCH 4, 1791", in the center and "14TH STATE" at the bottom.
Context
Made to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Vermont's statehood.
Acquisition
Accession Number
2004.19
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1991
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Gold, Metal
Relationships
Vermont Bicentennial
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
1977.50.1
Description
Three commemorative bicentennial medals mounted in a plexiglass case. The medals are three versions of the same medal, differing only in size and material. The design consists of an aerial view of a town center on one side and the Vermont Bicentennial logo on the other side.
Context
The official medal design chosen via contest by the Bicentennial Commission
Acquisition
Accession Number
1977.50
Made or Created
1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver, Bronze, Plexiglass
Relationships
Vermont
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2004.19.10a-c
Description
Bronze commemorative medal. One side is molded with a small village nestled within mountains, the word "VERMONT" floating in the sky. The other side is molded with the Vermont logo of the US Bicentennial (VT2) with the inscription "OFFICIAL MEDALLION OF THE VERMONT BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION" around the edge and the dates 1777 1977. The medal comes with a small display stand within a custom molded and flocked box.
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2004.19
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
Kennedy, Patrick, Willius, Jeffrey, DiLorenzo, Joseph
Medallic Art Co.
1977
Connecticut
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Brass, Cardboard, Plastic
Relationships
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2004.19.20
Description
Sterling Silver commemorative medal. One side of the medal is molded with waves across the middle with the inscription, "VERMONT 77 BICENTENNIAL BURLINGTON" above. The other side of the medal is molded with the inscription, "BURLINGTON HARBOR / 1858" around the edge and a scene of ships in water with the Burlington cityscape in the background.
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2004.19
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Burlington, Lake Champlain
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2004.19.21
Description
Bronze commemorative medal. One side of the medal shows a man and woman standing together looking to the right. the woman is holding a small cauldron and the man is holding a hatchet. There are mountains, a sheaf of wheat, and a millstone in the background with the inscription, "MIDDLEBURY . VERMONT SHIRETOWN 1776 1976 NATIONAL BICENTENNIAL." The other side of the medal shows a tall, four-story building with a square central town topped with a cupola. The building is labeled, "THE OLD CHAPEL", and the inscription, "MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE", rings the edge.
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2004.19
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1976
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Brass
Relationships
Middlebury
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2004.19.23
Description
Sterling Silver commemorative medal. One side of the medal is molded with waves across the middle with the inscription, "VERMONT 77 BICENTENNIAL BURLINGTON" above. The other side of the medal is molded with the inscription, "BURLINGTON HARBOR / 1858" around the edge and a scene of ships in water with the Burlington cityscape in the background.
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2004.19
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Burlington, Lake Champlain
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2004.19.25
Description
Commemorative medal molded with pictorial scenes on both sides. One side shows a church and a factory in front of mountains with the inscription, "BETHEL, VERMONT 1779-1979", around the edge. The other side shows a stag in a field with a jumping trout in the foreground and the inscription, "EAST BETHEL . CHRISTIAN HILL . LUMPUS . LILLIESVILLE . CAMP BROOK . GILEAD".
Context
Produced for the 200th anniversary of the founding of Bethel, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
2004.19
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1979
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Relationships
Bethel
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
1980.1
Description
Commemorative medal molded with pictorial scenes on both sides. One side shows a church and a factory in front of mountains with the inscription, "BETHEL, VERMONT 1779-1979", around the edge. The other side shows a stag in a field with a jumping trout in the foreground and the inscription, "EAST BETHEL . CHRISTIAN HILL . LUMPUS . LILLIESVILLE . CAMP BROOK . GILEAD".
Context
Produced for the 200th anniversary of the founding of Bethel, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
1980.1
Source or Donor
Bethel Historical Society
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
V. H. Blackinton Company, Inc.
Dec 15, 1968
Attleboro
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Metal
Relationships
Bethel
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
1998.32.5
Description
Bronze commemorative medal or token. One side shows a group of buildings, including houses and a church, amid trees with the inscription "CASTLETON, VERMONT / CHARTERED 1761". The other side shows a building with the inscription, "AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL 1776 - 1976" around the edge and "OLD COBBLERS SHOP" at the bottom.
Context
Produced for the American Bicentennial celebration.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1998.32
Source or Donor
Cleveland, Richard Lloyd (b. 1947)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1976
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Bronze
Relationships
Castleton
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
1998.32.6
Description
Bronze commemorative medal showing a building with arched windows and a square cupola at the center front. The inscription, "TOWN OF DOVER / 1977 / VERMONT BICENTENNIAL" rings the edge, and the the building is labeled, "DOVER TOWN HALL". The other side is molded with a flying eagle holding a ribbon that says, "EQUALITY JUSTICE LIBERTY", with the inscription, "AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL 1776-1976" in the background.
Context
Produced for the American Bicentennial celebration.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1998.32
Source or Donor
Cleveland, Richard Lloyd (b. 1947)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1977-1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Bronze
Relationships
Dover
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.6
Description
Sterling silver commemorative medal. One side is molded with the inscription, "BARNARD, VERMONT BICENTENNIAL 1775-1975" around the edge and a catamount walking on a rock toward a tree. The other side is molded with the inscription, "VERMONT INDEPENDENCE 1777-1977 AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1776-1976" around the edge and the map outline of Vermont with a house near the center alongside a setting sun and a diamond-shaped fort with the label, "FORT DEFIANCE".
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial as well the bicentennial of the founding of Barnard, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1975-1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Barnard
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.7
Description
Sterling silver commemorative medal. The medal is molded on one side with the inscription, "BARRE / 200 YEARS / VERMONT / AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL / 1976" around the edge and images of a church and a crane lifting a large granite block in the center. The other side is molded with the inscription, "BARRE CITY * BARRE TOWN / 1776 . 1976" around the edge and an outline of the map of Vermont with a star in the middle and the inscription, "TODAY IS HISTORY TOMORROW/ CHARTERED BARRE IN 1780" in the center. The edge of the medal is etched, "Ster 122".
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial.
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1976
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Barre City
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.8
Description
Sterling silver commemorative medal. One side is molded with the inscription, "1777 BENNINGTON BICENTENNIAL 1977 / THE OLD FIRST CURCH" around the edge and an image of a church. The other side is molded with the inscription, "BENNINGTON / VERMONT" around the edge and the image of a setting sun behind the Bennington Monument.
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial.
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Bennington
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.9
Description
Sterling silver commemorative medal. The medal is molded on one side with the inscription "Benson . Vermont . 1776 . 1976 ." around the edge and the logo for the US Bicentennial celebration in the center. The other side is molded with a rectangular map showing rivers and trails with a 6-pointed star in the center. The medal is encased in a round plastic disk. The edge is etched, "Ster 83".
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1976
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Benson
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.10
Description
Commemorative medal molded with pictorial scenes on both sides. One side shows a church and a factory in front of mountains with the inscription, "BETHEL, VERMONT 1779-1979", around the edge. The other side shows a stag in a field with a jumping trout in the foreground and the inscription, "EAST BETHEL . CHRISTIAN HILL . LUMPUS . LILLIESVILLE . CAMP BROOK . GILEAD".
Context
Produced for the 200th anniversary of the founding of Bethel, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1979
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Bethel
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.11
Description
Round commemorative medal molded on one side with the inscription, "TOWN OF BRADFOR, VERMONT / SETTLED 1765", around the edge and a scene consisting of a tall building at the side of a river in the center. The places shown within the scene are the Waits River falls, the stone and brick Grist Mill as originally constructed, and the "Old Pine" located on the river bank. The other side is molded with a flying bird over the inscription, "AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL 1778-1978".
Context
Made to commemorative the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1976
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Bronze
Relationships
Bradford
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.12
Description
Sterling Silver commemorative medal. One side of the medal is molded with waves across the middle with the inscription, "VERMONT 77 BICENTENNIAL BURLINGTON" above. The other side of the medal is molded with the inscription, "BURLINGTON HARBOR / 1858" around the edge and a scene of ships in water with the Burlington cityscape in the background.
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Burlington
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.13
Description
Silver-toned commemorative medal. One side shows a group of buildings, including houses and a church, amid trees with the inscription "CASTLETON, VERMONT / CHARTERED 1761". The other side shows a building with the inscription, "AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL 1776 - 1976" around the edge and "OLD COBBLERS SHOP" at the bottom.
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1976
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Metal
Relationships
Castleton
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.14
Description
Sterling silver commemorative medal showing a building with arched windows and a square cupola at the center front. The inscription, "TOWN OF DOVER / 1977 / VERMONT BICENTENNIAL" rings the edge, and the the building is labeled, "DOVER TOWN HALL". The other side is molded with a flying eagle holding a ribbon that says, "EQUALITY JUSTICE LIBERTY", with the inscription, "AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL 1776-1976" in the background. The edge is etched "Ster 50".
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Dover
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.15
Description
Silver-toned medal molded on one side with an image of a monument and historical marker and on the other side with the inscription, "TOWN OF HUBBARDTON / REPUBLIC OF VERMONT" around the edge and "GRANTED 1764 / THE ONLY BATTLE OF THE REVOLUTION FOUGHT IN VERMONT" in the center.
Context
Made to commemorate the Battle of Hubbardton
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Metal
Relationships
Hubbardton
US Bicentennial Celebration, Battle of Bennington
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.16
Description
Sterling silver commemorative medal. One side shows a steepled church with trees and a hill in the background. The inscription, "TOWN OF LUDLOW, VERMONT CHARTERED 1761" rings the edge. The reverse is divided into four sections showing a weather vane in the shape of a sheep in the upper left; a train crossing an elevated bridge in the upper right; soldiers pulling a cannon in the lower left; and a sign for the Crown Point Road in the lower right. The edge is etched, "Ster 121".
Context
Made to commemorate the chartering of Ludlow, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Ludlow
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.17
Description
Sterling silver commemorative medal. One side of the medal shows a man and woman standing together looking to the right. the woman is holding a small cauldron and the man is holding a hatchet. There are mountains, a sheaf of wheat, and a millstone in the background with the inscription, "MIDDLEBURY . VERMONT SHIRETOWN 1776 1976 NATIONAL BICENTENNIAL." The other side of the medal shows a tall, four-story building with a square central town topped with a cupola. The building is labeled, "THE OLD CHAPEL", and the inscription, "MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE", rings the edge.
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1976
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Middlebury
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.18
Description
Sterling silver commemorative medal. One side of the medal is molded with the inscription, "TOWN OF NEWFANE, VERMONT 1774-1974 BICENTENNIAL", and the image of a large, neoclassical building with four pillars and a bell tower. The building is labeled, "WINDHAM COUNTY SEAT". The other side shows a covered bridge and the inscription, "SOUTH NEWFANE WILLIAMSVILLE".
Context
Made to commemorate the bicentennial of the chartering of Newfane, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1974
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Newfane
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.19
Description
Bronze commemorative medal. One side of the medal is molded with the inscription, "READING . VERMONT . HISTORICAL . SOCIETY" with an image of an acorn on four oak leaves and the date 1761. The other side is separated into three wedges. One shows a church with the label, "OLD STONE CHURCH"; one shows a stand-alone chimney with three people and the label, "STONE CHIMNEY"; and one shows a four-bay building amid trees with the label, "GRIST MILL."
Context
Produced by the Reading Historical Society or Reading, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Bronze
Relationships
Reading
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.20
Description
Sterling silver commemorative medal. One side shows an obelisk monument toped with an eagle set amid rolling hills and trees with the inscription, "ROCHESTER VERMONT". The other side shows a flying eagle holding a ribbon that says, "EQUALITY JUSTICE LIBERTY" in front of the inscription, "AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL 1776-1976".
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1976
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Rochester
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.21
Description
Bronze commemorative medal. One side of the medal shows a small house with a flagpole and headstone outside. The inscription, "ROXBURY, VERMONT" rings the top edge and the logo for Vermont's US Bicentennial commission ("VT2") is at the bottom. The other side shows a flying eagle holding a ribbon that says, "EQUALITY JUSTICE LIBERTY" in front of the inscription, "AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL 1776-1976".
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1976
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Bronze
Relationships
Roxbury
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.22
Description
Sterling silver commemorative medal. One of the medal is molded with the inscription, "TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD . VERMONT . 1761" around the edge and an image of a man in shorts and v-necked shirt holding a scroll and mallet in front of a field scene. The other side is molded with the inscription, "VALLEY OF PRECISION . U.S.-VERMONT BICENTENNIAL 1776 . 1777", around the edge. The center is separated into three sections: one shows a raised log cabin labeled, "CROWN POINT BLOCKHOUSE 1760"; one shows a small clapboard building labeled, "EUREKA SCHOOLHOUSE 1785-1900"; and one shows a building with a large telescope labeled, "STELLAFANE OBSERVATORY 1923".
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Springfield
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.24
Description
Sterling silver commemorative medal. One side shows a scene of several buildings around a road at the base of a mountain. The inscription, "WILMINGTON, VERMONT NATIONAL BICENTENNIAL CHARTERED 1751 1776-1976", rings the edge. The other side is separated into three wedges: one shows a church labeled, "BAPTIST CHURCH 1839"; one shoes a two-story building with an overhanging roof labeled, "TOWN HALL 1879"; and one shows a two-story clapboard building labeled, "MEMORIAL HALL 1902".
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1976
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Wilmington
US Bicentennial Celebration
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.23
Description
Sterling Silver commemorative medal. One side is molded with a scene of a church in a field with the inscription, "TOWN OF WEATHERSFIELD VERMONT" around the edge. The other side is separated into 6 wedges around a central circle with the inscription, "CHARTERED 1761". Clockwise from top, the wedges show a sheep, a crane pulling granite from a quarry, a spinning wheel, an obelisk, a large 19-bay building, and a covered bridge. The edge is etched, "Ster 140".
Context
Made to commemorate the founding of Weathersfield, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1976-1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Weathersfield
Commemorative Medal
Name/Title
Commemorative Medal
Entry/Object ID
2000.12.25
Description
Sterling silver commemorative medal. One side of the medal shows a man in an apron operating a printing press with the inscription, "WINSOR BICENTENNIAL / BIRTHPLACE OF VERMONT / STEPHEN DAYE PRESS / 1777-1977" and 14 stars around the edge. The other side shows a broken chain with the inscription, "FIRST CONSTITUTION PROHIBITING SLAVERY". The edge is etched, "Ster 39".
Context
Made to commemorate the bicentennial of the chartering of Windsor, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
2000.12
Source or Donor
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver
Relationships
Peck, Louis Provost (1918-2008)
US Bicentennial Celebration
Indented Treasurer's Certificate
Name/Title
Indented Treasurer's Certificate
Entry/Object ID
1991.48.9
Description
Rectangular paper money issued by the State of Vermont. The bill consists of a white rectangle of paper with cut edges on the top and bottom and torn edges of the two sides; the right is torn straight, but the left is torn quite roughly in a wavy pattern. It is printed with a decorative floral border and the printed inscription, "No. [694] STATE OF VERMONT, TREASURER'S OFFICE, Sunderland, [Sept. 17th, 1785] THIS ORDER will be received into the treafury for the fum of [Fortysix Pounds 10/3 ====] of either the collectors of a tax, granted by the legiflature at the feffion in Bennington, in March, 1784, of two pence on the pound. [£46..10..3] Witnefs, [I. Allen] Treafurer." with the bracketed text handwritten in ink.
Context
Issued by the State of Vermont for paying soldiers on credit during and shortly following the Revolutionary War. The certificates were redeemed by matching the the wavy-torn side of the certificate to the corresponding torn stub, kept by the State.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1991.48
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1785
Sunderland
Lexicon
Bond,Order, Pay,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Paper
Relationships
Allen, Ira (1751-1814)
American Revolutionary War
Medal
Name/Title
Medal
Entry/Object ID
1976.32a-c
Description
Bronze commemorative medal. One side is molded with a small village nestled within mountains, the word "VERMONT" floating in the sky. The other side is molded with the Vermont logo of the US Bicentennial (VT2) with the inscription "OFFICIAL MEDALLION OF THE VERMONT BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION" around the edge and the dates 1777 1977. The medal comes with a small display stand within a custom molded and flocked box.
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
1976.32
Made or Created
Kennedy, Patrick, Willius, Jeffrey, DiLorenzo, Joseph
Medallic Art Co.
1977
Connecticut
Lexicon
Medal,Decoration of Honor,Award,Achievement Symbols,Personal Symbols,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Relationships
US Bicentennial Celebration
Medal, Commemorative
Name/Title
Medal, Commemorative
Entry/Object ID
2004.19.22
Description
Bronze commemorative medal. One of the medal is molded with the inscription, "TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD . VERMONT . 1761" around the edge and an image of a man in shorts and v-necked shirt holding a scroll and mallet in front of a field scene. The other side is molded with the inscription, "VALLEY OF PRECISION . U.S.-VERMONT BICENTENNIAL 1776 . 1777", around the edge. The center is separated into three sections: one shows a raised log cabin labeled, "CROWN POINT BLOCKHOUSE 1760"; one shows a small clapboard building labeled, "EUREKA SCHOOLHOUSE 1785-1900"; and one shows a building with a large telescope labeled, "STELLAFANE OBSERVATORY 1923".
Context
Made to commemorate the US Bicentennial
Acquisition
Accession Number
2004.19
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1977
Lexicon
Medal, Commemorative,Commemorative,Memorabilia,Documentary Objects,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Brass
Relationships
Springfield
US Bicentennial Celebration
Membership Ribbon
Name/Title
Membership Ribbon
Entry/Object ID
1969.21
Description
Medal-style pin consisting of two parts with a connecting ribbon. The upper part shows an eagle and two hammers or gavels with the inscription, "Jr. O.U.A.M." (Junior Order of United American Mechanics). The lower portion is shaped into a shield with a Masonic imagery in the center. The ribbon is the American flag.

Gold and silver jewel Masonic pin with hand-written history of the original recipient and his family. Housed in small leather case. Stamped "14K", "10K" and "sterling silver". Flag in center is enameled. Over the flag is a banner that reads, "Jr. O.U.A.M" which stands for Junior Order of United American Mechanics. The pin belonged to Claude Cheney Deval (1897-1963) of West Burke, Vt. He was a general storekeeper and postmaster in West Burke.
Context
Owned by Claude Cheney Deval, a shopkeeper and postmaster from West Burke, Vermont. The Order of United American Mechanics was an anti-Catholic American Nativist organization.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1969.21
Source or Donor
Bean, Clayton Arthur
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
20th Century
Lexicon
Ribbon, Membership,Ribbon, Insignia,Insignia,Status Symbols,Personal Symbols,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Gold, Silver, Enamel
Relationships
Duval, Claude Cheney (1897-1963), Freemasons
West Burke
Private Bank Note
Name/Title
Private Bank Note
Entry/Object ID
1937.9
Description
Uncut paper money in two denominations, 20 and 50. Both notes are inscribed in the center with, "The West River Bank/Will pay [denomination] Dollars in demand/to the bearer. Jamaica, 185" The denomination is also written in red letters with grey shadows in a different font and offset to the lower right. The denominations also appear in numerical form in the upper right within a circular seal. The twenty is also labeled in the upper left with Roman numerals (XX), and the fifty is also labeled in the lower left written out.

The upper note (the 20) has an illustration on the left of a woman draped in cloth and holding a spear and shield. She is wearing a five-pointed star on the top of her head, and brooch in the shape of a face at her center breast. At the center top is a woman on the shore sitting on a rock and leaning against a shield and a sheaf of wheat. She is wearing a tiara and holding a short staff. Ships and a lighthouse are visible in the background. In the bottom right is an illustration of a woman sitting on a plow and holding a sheaf of wheat in one arm and a scythe in the other. She is next to a basket overflowing with fruits and berries.

The lower note (the 50) has an illustration on the left of a woman draped in fabric and holding a downward-point sworn and a balance scale. She is wearing a coronet or wreath, and one of her breasts is bared. At the center top is an illustration of a woman sitting on a flying black eagle. The bird is holding one side of a length of striped fabric, while the woman holds the other end to shield her head. In the lower right corner is a portrait of Andrew Jackson.

Both notes are labeled, "STATE OF VERMONT." across the top. They each have unfilled signature lines at the bottom for "Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New-York./Cashr." and "New England Bank Note Co. Boston./Prest."
Context
Made for The West River Bank of Jamaica, Vermont.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1937.9
Source or Donor
Booker, W. E.
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
New England Bank Note Company, Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson
1850-1859
Boston
Lexicon
Note, Private Bank,Money, Paper,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Paper
Relationships
The West River Bank
Jamaica
Private Bank Note
Name/Title
Private Bank Note
Entry/Object ID
2001.13
Description
Uncut paper money in four denominations, 1, 2, 3, and 5. All the notes are inscribed in the center with, "The West River Bank/Will pay [denomination] Dollars in demand/to the bearer. Jamaica, July 1st, 18__" The denomination is also written in red letters with grey shadows in a different font and offset to the lower left. The denominations also appear in numerical form in the upper right within a circular seal, and in the lower left within a decorative cartouche. (The 1, 2, and 3 are in Arabic numerals, and the 5 is in Roman numerals.)

The upper note (the 1) has an illustration on the left of two women: one is carrying a spear and shield, and the other is carrying a sword and a set of balance scales. At the center top is a cherub flying above a city carrying a giant coin. In the bottom right is an illustration of a woman holding a floral pillar. She is next to a sheaf of wheat.

The second note (the 2) has an illustration on the left of two young men carrying a woman on their shoulders. At the center top, two cherubs are fighting and using large coins as shields. In the bottom right is an illustration of a woman churning butter.

The third note (the 3) has an illustration on the left of a woman holding a pair of balance scales and gesturing behind her At the center top are three cherubs lounging on coins with accessories of learning, such as paints and a globe. In the bottom right is the Vermont state seal.

The bottom note (the 5) has a portrait of a young women at the upper left. At the center top are five cherubs lounging with five giant coins. In the bottom right is an illustration of a European man and an indigenous American sitting with a large shield with the word "FIVE" written across it.

All notes are labeled, "STATE OF VERMONT." across the top. They each have unfilled signature lines at the bottom for "Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New-York./Cashr." and "New England Bank Note Co. Boston./Prest."
Context
Made for The West River Bank of Jamaica, Vermont.
Acquisition
Accession Number
2001.13
Source or Donor
Old Colony Historical Society
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New England Bank Note Company
1854
Boston
Lexicon
Note, Private Bank,Money, Paper,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Paper
Relationships
The West River Bank
Jamaica
Private Bank Note
Name/Title
Private Bank Note
Entry/Object ID
2004.60.5
Description
Uncut paper money in four denominations, 1, 2, 3, and 5. All the notes are inscribed in the center with, "The West River Bank/Will pay [denomination] Dollars in demand/to the bearer. Jamaica, July 1st, 18__" The denomination is also written in red letters with grey shadows in a different font and offset to the lower left. The denominations also appear in numerical form in the upper right within a circular seal, and in the lower left within a decorative cartouche. (The 1, 2, and 3 are in Arabic numerals, and the 5 is in Roman numerals.)

The upper note (the 1) has an illustration on the left of two women: one is carrying a spear and shield, and the other is carrying a sword and a set of balance scales. At the center top is a cherub flying above a city carrying a giant coin. In the bottom right is an illustration of a woman holding a floral pillar. She is next to a sheaf of wheat.

The second note (the 2) has an illustration on the left of two young men carrying a woman on their shoulders. At the center top, two cherubs are fighting and using large coins as shields. In the bottom right is an illustration of a woman churning butter.

The third note (the 3) has an illustration on the left of a woman holding a pair of balance scales and gesturing behind her At the center top are three cherubs lounging on coins with accessories of learning, such as paints and a globe. In the bottom right is the Vermont state seal.

The bottom note (the 5) has a portrait of a young women at the upper left. At the center top are five cherubs lounging with five giant coins. In the bottom right is an illustration of a European man and an indigenous American sitting with a large shield with the word "FIVE" written across it.

All notes are labeled, "STATE OF VERMONT." across the top. They each have unfilled signature lines at the bottom for "Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New-York./Cashr." and "New England Bank Note Co. Boston./Prest."
Context
Made for The West River Bank of Jamaica, Vermont.
Acquisition
Accession Number
2004.60
Source or Donor
Spencer, Anne Felton (1925-2019)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New England Bank Note Company
1854
Boston
Lexicon
Note, Private Bank,Money, Paper,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Paper
Relationships
The West River Bank
Jamaica
Private Bank Note
Name/Title
Private Bank Note
Entry/Object ID
2003.40.18
Description
Five dollar bill issued by the Montpelier National Bank. The front of bill shows the Arabic numeral 5 in all four corners. A bust of a bearded man wearing a suit is held within an oval on the left side above the number, "38492". The center of the bill says, "The MONTPELIER NATIONAL BANK WILL PAY TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND FIVE DOLLARS "Montpelier, VERMONT Feb 12, 1905. It is signed at the bottom in two places. The back of the bill has the Arabic numeral 5 in all four corners and is printed in the center with a scene of several people in a small boat during a storm.
Context
Issued by the Montpelier National Bank in Montpelier, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
2003.40
Source or Donor
Partridge, Sanborn (1915-2013)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1905
Lexicon
Note, Private Bank,Money, Paper,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Paper
Relationships
Montpelier National Bank
Montpelier
Private Bank Note
Name/Title
Private Bank Note
Entry/Object ID
1975.4
Description
Uncut paper money in four denominations, 1, 2, 3, and 5. All the notes are inscribed in the center with, "The West River Bank/Will pay [denomination] Dollars in demand/to the bearer. Jamaica, July 1st, 18__" The denomination is also written in red letters with grey shadows in a different font and offset to the lower left. The denominations also appear in numerical form in the upper right within a circular seal, and in the lower left within a decorative cartouche. (The 1, 2, and 3 are in Arabic numerals, and the 5 is in Roman numerals.)

The upper note (the 1) has an illustration on the left of two women: one is carrying a spear and shield, and the other is carrying a sword and a set of balance scales. At the center top is a cherub flying above a city carrying a giant coin. In the bottom right is an illustration of a woman holding a floral pillar. She is next to a sheaf of wheat.

The second note (the 2) has an illustration on the left of two young men carrying a woman on their shoulders. At the center top, two cherubs are fighting and using large coins as shields. In the bottom right is an illustration of a woman churning butter.

The third note (the 3) has an illustration on the left of a woman holding a pair of balance scales and gesturing behind her At the center top are three cherubs lounging on coins with accessories of learning, such as paints and a globe. In the bottom right is the Vermont state seal.

The bottom note (the 5) has a portrait of a young women at the upper left. At the center top are five cherubs lounging with five giant coins. In the bottom right is an illustration of a European man and an indigenous American sitting with a large shield with the word "FIVE" written across it.

All notes are labeled, "STATE OF VERMONT." across the top. They each have unfilled signature lines at the bottom for "Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New-York./Cashr." and "New England Bank Note Co. Boston./Prest."
Context
Made for The West River Bank of Jamaica, Vermont.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1975.4
Made or Created
Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New England Bank Note Company
1854
Boston
Lexicon
Note, Private Bank,Money, Paper,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Paper
Relationships
The West River Bank
Jamaica
Private Bank Note
Name/Title
Private Bank Note
Entry/Object ID
1975.89a-b
Description
Two sheets of uncut paper money proofs printed onto tissue. The proofs have security slashes cut across each bill. The print shows four denominations: 1, 2, 5, and 10. All the notes are inscribed with the label, "SOUTH ROYALTON BANK with pay [denomination] to Bearer on demand. South Royalton 185__."

The top bill (the one) has an image of several people in a field. The second bill (the two) has an image of a locomotive. The third bill (the five) has an image of two cows. The bottom bill (the ten) has an image of horses. Each bill has an illustration of the bank at the center bottom.
Context
Made for the South Royalton Bank of South Royalton, Vermont.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1975.89
Source or Donor
Unknown
Made or Created
1850-1859
Lexicon
Note, Private Bank,Money, Paper,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Paper
Relationships
South Royalton Bank
South Royalton
Prize Medal
Interpretative Labels
Prize Medal, 1886 Metal, silk In memory of J. Brooks Buxton, 2018.18.2ab In 1886, the Vermont Coasting Club hosted a Winter Carnival in Burlington that boasted an attendance of 40,000. One of the highlights of the weekend--which also featured tobogganing, parades, concerts, ice yachting, and trotting races--was an exhibition hockey game between two clubs. The visiting team was the Montreal Crystals, a club team, and they faced a group of local Vermonters sponsored by a hotel called the Van Ness House. They played two ten-minute games and the Vermont team lost badly both times, but it was enough to go down in history as the first international hockey game played in America. It was also the beginning of a long tradition of hockey in Vermont.
Name/Title
Prize Medal
Entry/Object ID
2018.18.2a-b
Description
Ornate gold and silver metal hanging from a red and blue blue ribbon secured by a metal pin. The pin at the top is rectangular with decorative leaves and scrollwork at the top. It is engraved with the letters BCC. The ribbon hangs from the pin by looping around a narrow bar at the bottom. The center of the ribbon is decorated with a bar pin with the inscription, "1886", at the center. A pair of crossed hockey sticks is at the bottom of the ribbon and small square puck, holding the medal. The medal is engraved at the center with a scene of two men playing hockey indoors. Each man is wearing a plaid, knee-length suit and a short bowler hat. The engraving is encircled with a gold laurel wreath and sits above an iron cross. Between each point of the cross are carved thistles, shamrocks, maple leaves, and oak leaves.
Context
Medal presented to the winning team of the 1886 Vermont Winter Carnival Hockey Tournament. The initials at the top, BCC, stand for Burlington Coasting Club, and the medal was won by the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association.
Acquisition
Accession Number
2018.18
Source or Donor
Buxton, J. Brooks
Acquisition Method
Bequest
Credit Line
In memory of J. Brooks Buxton
Made or Created
1886
Lexicon
Medal, Prize,Prize,Achievement Symbols,Personal Symbols,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Silver, Gold, Fabric, Metal
Relationships
Burlington Coasting Club
Burlington, Montreal
Web Bookmarks, Links and URLs
Promissory Note
Name/Title
Promissory Note
Entry/Object ID
1968.7a-t
Description
20 voided State of Vermont promissory notes labeled "Emergency Negotiable Order". Each note is separated into two sides: a certificate and a stub. The certificate and stub are stamped with matching numbers (1-20) and have lines to record "To whom Issued", the amount and the reason.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1968.7
Made or Created
20th Century
Vermont
Lexicon
Note, Promissory,Order, Pay,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Paper
Scrip
Name/Title
Scrip
Entry/Object ID
1968.27.2
Description
[image shows front and back of same bill]

Rectangular paper money. The face of the bill bears the inscription, "United States/47/The Favorite, is still far ahead and the best place/to buy/GROCERIES/Of all description. Here you will always find a full/supply of the first quality of Goods, and prices/ranging far below the average." The inscription is placed above an illustration of the number 3 in green. To the left is an engraving of a classical statue within a niche. On the right is the number 3 within a circular medallion, the inscription "Act of May 10th, 1869", and a portrait of Thomas Chittenden. Beside the portrait is a red seal bearing a crest and the inscription, "NOVELTY AD, CO. PUB. PEORIA ILL." At the upper right, the bill is labeled, "No. 37963" in red.

The reverse bears the inscription, "THE HOLDER of this BILL is entitled to FIVE PER CENT. off on one purchase of TEN DOLLARS or upwards./only one bill will be redeemed at any purchase./T. C. HUBBARD./47 Merchants Row.
Context
The bill advertises T. C. Hubbard grocery store in Rutland, VT.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1968.27
Source or Donor
Dyer, Mrs. Edwin
Made or Created
Novelty Advertisement Company
1869
Peoria
Lexicon
Scrip,Money, Paper,Coupon,Money,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Paper
Relationships
T. C. Hubbard
Rutland
Token
Name/Title
Token
Entry/Object ID
2002.36.13
Description
Brass token or coin. One side is molded with images of four buildings above a central banner and flooded building in water below the banner. The banner reads, "WATERBURY, VERMONT BICENTENNIAL". The other side of the token is molded with the inscription, "SOUVENIR MONEY REDEEMABLE FOR 50c IN TRADE BY THE WATERBURY, VT. BICENTENNIAL COMMITTEE ON OR BEFORE JULY 3, 1963 / NOT TO BE IN LIEU OF LAWFUL MONEY OF THE UNITED STATES".
Context
Produced for use at local shops to celebrate the bicentennial of the chartering of Waterbury, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
2002.36
Source or Donor
Lindner, Brian
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
1963
Lexicon
Token,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Brass
Relationships
Waterbury
Waterbury Bicentennial
Token
Name/Title
Token
Entry/Object ID
1953.24.1a-d
Description
Four tokens, each saying "one penny" on the obverse with an olive branch at the bottom, a tablet with a circle of initials "H T W S S T K S" in the center, a chisel, and a funnel. On the other side of the coins are the words, "Cleveland Chapter No. 20 R.A.M. Newport, Vt.”
Use
Could be used as proof of membership in the order, souvenirs, or for gambling within the club.
Context
Produced for the Cleveland Chapter of the Freemasons in Newport, Vermont.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1953.24
Source or Donor
Rugg, Harold Goddard (1883-1957)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
19th Century
Newport
Lexicon
Token,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall Notes:
Materials
Aluminum, Bronze, Copper
Relationships
Freemasons
Newport
Token
Name/Title
Token
Entry/Object ID
1953.24.2a-d
Description
Four tokens, each saying "one penny" on the obverse with an olive branch at the bottom, a tablet with a circle of initials "H T W S S T K S" in the center, a chisel, and a funnel. On the other side of the coins are the words, "Cleveland Chapter No. 20 R.A.M. Newport, Vt.
Use
Could be used as proof of membership in the order, souvenirs, or for gambling within the club.
Context
Produced for the Cleveland Chapter of the Freemasons in Newport, Vermont.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1953.24
Source or Donor
Rugg, Harold Goddard (1883-1957)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
19th Century
Newport
Lexicon
Token,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Brass, Aluminum, Silver, Bronze
Relationships
Freemasons
Token
Name/Title
Token
Entry/Object ID
1953.24.3
Description
Silver coin with masonic imagery on one side and an inscription on the other. One side has a wedge (possibly representing a fez hat) with circle on the inside bearing the inscription, "H T W S S T K S", though it is unclear which letter is first. Flanking the shape are a chisel and a funnel or plunger. The other side has the inscription "ONE PENNY" in the center, "CACADNAC CHAPTER NO. 27 R. A. M. / WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT." around the outer edge, and "CHARTERED JUNE 14 1895" inside of the first.
Use
Could be used as proof of membership in the order, souvenirs, or for gambling within the club.
Context
Produced by the Cascadnac Chapter of the Masons in White River Junction, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
1953.24
Source or Donor
Rugg, Harold Goddard (1883-1957)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
19th Century
White River Junction
Lexicon
Token,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Aluminum
Relationships
Freemasons
Token
Name/Title
Token
Entry/Object ID
1953.24.4
Description
Copper coin with masonic imagery on one side and an inscription on the other. One side has a wedge (possibly representing a fez hat) with circle on the inside bearing the inscription, "H T W S S T K S", though it is unclear which letter is first. Flanking the shape are a chisel and a funnel or plunger. The other side has the inscription "ONE PENNY" in the center, "CACADNAC CHAPTER NO. 27 R. A. M. / WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT." around the outer edge, and "CHARTERED JUNE 14 1895" inside of the first.

A Masonic coin or token. Obverse side has two lines of text around the outside. First is "Cascadnac Chapter No. 27, R.A.M. White River Junction, Vt.", second line is "Chartered June 14, 1895". R.A.M. could stand for Royal Ark Mariners or Royal Arch Masonry. Reverse side shows Masonic emblem with initials in a circle and working tools.
Use
Could be used as proof of membership in the order, souvenirs, or for gambling within the club.
Context
Produced by the Cascadnac Chapter of the Masons in White River Junction, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
1953.24
Source or Donor
Rugg, Harold Goddard (1883-1957)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
19th Century
White River Junction
Lexicon
Token,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall Notes:
Materials
Brass
Relationships
Freemasons, Rugg, Harold Goddard (1883-1957)
White River Junction
Token
Name/Title
Token
Entry/Object ID
1953.24.5a-c
Description
Three coins with masonic imagery on one side and an inscription on the other. One side has a wedge (possibly representing a fez hat) with circle on the inside bearing the inscription, "H T W S S T K S". Flanking the shape are a set of masonry tools and an urn. The other side has the inscription "ONE PENNY" in the center, "SKITCHEWAUG CHAPTER NO. 25 R. A. M. / SPRINGFIELD, VT." around the outer edge, and "CHARTERED JUNE 13, 1873" inside of the first.
Use
Could be used as proof of membership in the order, souvenirs, or for gambling within the club.
Context
Produced by the Cascadnac Chapter of the Masons in White River Junction, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
1953.24
Source or Donor
Rugg, Harold Goddard (1883-1957)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
19th Century
Springfield
Lexicon
Token,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Brass
Relationships
Freemasons
Token
Name/Title
Token
Entry/Object ID
1953.24.6ab
Description
Silver coin with masonic imagery on one side and an inscription on the other. One side has a wedge (possibly representing a fez hat) with circle on the inside bearing the inscription, "H T W S S T K S". Flanking the shape are a chisel and a hammer. The other side has the inscription "ONE PENNY" in the center, "POULTNEY CHAPTER NO. 10 R. A. M. / POULTNEY, VT." around the outer edge, and "CHARTERED AUGUST 10TH 1854" inside of the first.
Use
Could be used as proof of membership in the order, souvenirs, or for gambling within the club.
Context
Produced for the Poultney Chapter of the Masons in Poultney, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
1953.24
Source or Donor
Rugg, Harold Goddard (1883-1957)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
19th Century
Poultney
Lexicon
Token,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Materials
Bronze, Aluminum
Relationships
Freemasons
Token
Name/Title
Token
Entry/Object ID
1953.24.9
Description
Silver communion token with an image of a burning bush and the inscription, "THE BUSH WAS NOT BURNED R.P.C." on one side. The other side bears the inscription, "R.P.C. IN REMEMBRANCE OF ME".
Use
Used to provide entry to the closed communion, in which only members of the church were allowed to participate
Context
Produced for the New School Covenanters of the Reformed Presbyterian Church in South Ryegate, Vermont.
Acquisition
Accession Number
1953.24
Source or Donor
Rugg, Harold Goddard (1883-1957)
Acquisition Method
Gift
Made or Created
19th Century
South Ryegate
Lexicon
Token,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Metal
Token
Name/Title
Token
Entry/Object ID
1958.1.1564
Description
Copper masonic penny. While still round, the penny is shaped into a five-petaled flower. One side has a tablet with the label, "H T W S S T K S", in front of a shovel, pickaxe, laurel leaves, and oak leaves. The inscription ROYAL ARCH MASONS / ONE PENNY" and two triangles ring the edge. The other side bears the inscription, "DAVENPORT CHAPTER / No. 17 / R. A. M. / RUTLAND, VT."
Use
Could be used as proof of membership in the order, souvenirs, or for gambling within the club.
Context
Produced by the Davenport Chapter of the Masons in Rutland, Vermont
Acquisition
Accession Number
1958.1
Source or Donor
Rugg, Harold Goddard (1883-1957)
Acquisition Method
Bequest
Made or Created
Rutland
Lexicon
Token,Exchange Media,Category 08: Communication Objects
Dimensions
Overall
Materials
Copper
Relationships
Freemasons
Rutland

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