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Broas Pie Baker, New York

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863
Die cutter H (American, active around 1863)


Mint: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

CWT 630M (variant)

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 20 mm, 2.86 gm (13/16 in., 0.1 oz.)

Accession Number

2004.1181

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: BROAS PIE BAKER / 131 41ST ST. N.Y. around ONE / COUNTRY / *, the whole surrounded by a plain rim (the die shows numerous cracks throughout)
Rev: UNITED WE STAND / 1863 around an Indian head bust of liberty facing left, signed H below the bust, the whole surrounded by a plain rim (like die #1060 but with H added)
Edge: plain

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse