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Fourth issue, large red seal, violet silk fibers and blue right obverse.


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

July 14, 1869–February 16, 1875

Object Place

United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Friedberg 1259

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