Christopher Bechtler (1782-1843)

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Christopher Bechtler Portrait, 1975

Christopher Bechtler Portrait, 1975

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Christopher Bechtler Gold Press, n.d.

Christopher Bechtler Gold Press, n.d.

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Die for stamping $5 Bechtler coins, ca. 1840-1850

Die for stamping $5 Bechtler coins, ca. 1840-1850

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Single-barrel percussion pistol, likely made by Christopher Bechtler Sr.’s son, Augustus Bechtler, ca. 1840

Single-barrel percussion pistol, likely made by Christopher Bechtler Sr.’s son, Augustus Bechtler, ca. 1840

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Bechtler one dollar gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1830

Bechtler one dollar gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1830

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Bechtler One dollar gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1835

Bechtler One dollar gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1835

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Bechtler $2.50  gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1835

Bechtler $2.50 gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1835

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Bechtler $5 gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1835

Bechtler $5 gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1835

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Roller used to roll gold ingots into strips in preparation for stamping into planchets (i.e. coin blanks), ca. 1830-1850

Roller used to roll gold ingots into strips in preparation for stamping into planchets (i.e. coin blanks), ca. 1830-1850

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Gold Roller, detail

Gold Roller, detail

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