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Chalmers' "Rings" Pattern Shilling (reproduction)

Early American (1700–1832)
dated 1783
After Thomas Sparrow (American)


Object Place: Anapolis, Maryland, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Rulau Md 1d (copy)

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 21.5 mm, 3.07 gm (7/8 in., 0.11 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1316

Medium or Technique

Copper (electrotype?)

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: I. CHALMERS , ANNAPOLIS. (ornament) 1783. (ornament) / center obliterated
Rev: circle of linked rings containgin stars, center of the coin is obliterated
This is a copper electrotype (?) of the extremely rare 1783 “Rings” Pattern Shilling. The originals were struck in silver.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society