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Am I Not a Woman?

Struck for the American Anti-Slavery Society in New York. OBV: AM I NOT A WOMAN and A SISTER-1838, separated by rosette at either end, around female slave, kneeling on grassy ground line, in supplicating attitude, facing sinister, her two arms raised before her, from which hangs a chain; she is...

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Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

Hard Times (1833–1844), 1838

Mint

United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 81

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 8.9 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.31 oz.)

Accession Number

2004.1175

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates