Hamilton - Burr Duel Commemorative Coin

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Title

Hamilton - Burr Duel Commemorative Coin

Subject

WHC391

Description

This coin commemorating the 1804 Duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr is of unknown origin. On the front, it depicts a dying Hamilton with Burr standing in the background, pistol in hand. The image is labeled 'Hamilton and Burr Feud Ends in Duel - July 11, 1804.' The reverse of the coin lists some key events of the year 1804, including the duel.

Type

O2

Identifier

WHC391

Coverage

Weehawken, NJ [40.7663711,-74.02537149999999]

Geolocation

Citation

“Hamilton - Burr Duel Commemorative Coin,” The Weehawken Time Machine, accessed February 27, 2024, https://weehawkentimemachine.omeka.net/items/show/2777.