Wonderful Sweetheart Memento Silver Coin Broken in Two to Share with His Wife Lieutenant Edwin Wise - Inventory Number: IDE 226 / SOLD
“This old silver six pence was broken in two by my dearly loved Edwin & me. Was it previous to our marriage. June 1839. And now I am deprived of that lamented affect. (affectionate) husband I shall enclose it and intend, wearing it around my neck till it shall please God to call me to his mercy July 1840 Eliza W.”
Preliminary research shows a possible match of a soldier buried in Chattanooga, TN.
Comes housed in 8 inch x 12 inch riker display case with red velvet backing and descriptive card.
Inventory Number: IDE 226 / SOLD