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Samuel Putnam Avery

Obv: Bust, profile to left. Inscribed at rim MART XVII MDCCCXCVII SAMUEL P AVERY at left: AET S LXXV signed A SCHARFF at right. Rev: Seated figure holds statuette of Mercury; books, balustrade, Venus, vase in background. In exergue: ARTIVM STVDIOSO AMICI. Silver stamp of Vienna on plain edge.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Herbert L. Ward

Dimensions

Diameter: 2 9/16"

Accession Number

RES.47.80

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals