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Name: Anthony C. Paquet
Date: American, born Germany, 1814–1882
Anthony C Paquet
Biography: Native of Hamburg, Germany, emigrated to the U.S. in 1848 and settled in Philadelphia. From 1857 to 1864 he was the assistant engraver at the U.S. Mint in that city. Best remembered for creating official awards for bravery authorized by Congress.