Eckfeldt, Adam (1839)
Documentation related to the Adam Eckfeldt retirement medal (Julian MT-18), including a "pass the hat" letter (March 15, 1839) signed by various U.S. Mint officials to underwrite the medal engraving, and a letter from President Van Buren (May 6, 1839) to Eckfeldt acknowledging receipt of the medal. The unique gold medal is illustrated, along with a silver example (ex. Stack's Bowers. February 2019, lot 107). Courtesy of the Resolute Americana collection.