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Welcome & Primer on the MHS Numismatic Collection


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Recorded 10 November 2018 at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA. In this presentation, Anne Bentley, MHS Curator of Art & Artifacts, documents the Society's numismatic collection beginning in 1791 with the donation of a copper Columbia and Washington medal from the Boston merchants who financed the venture and touches on our curators and highlights of the MHS collection.

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