Benjamin Harrison: NO BRITISH PAUPER WAGES campaign token (BH 1888-22)
Benjamin Harrison: NO BRITISH PAUPER WAGES campaign token (BH 1888-22)

Benjamin Harrison: NO BRITISH PAUPER WAGES campaign token (BH 1888-22)

Price: $65.00
Medalet promoting Benjamin Harrison for president, 1888.
Catalog No: 20494
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 25 mm
GRADE: Choice/UNC

Medalet promoting Benjamin Harrison for president, 1888. Gilt brass. DeWitt BH 1888-22. Holed for suspension. OBV: Inscription around, BENJAMIN HARRISON, enclosing bust of Harrison to left. REV: Inscription around, PROTECTION. NO BRITISH PAUPER WAGES FOR., enclosing AMERICANS and arm holding a sledge (symbol of labor).

Appeals to the workingman's vote, implying that a protective tariff will enable employers to pay higher wages. UNC specimen.

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