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Clark & Anthony, Providence

Hard Times (1833–1844)
1835
Die cutter Edward Hulseman (American, active 1833–1841)


Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 425

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 29 mm, 10.7 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.38 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1830

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: CLARK & ANTHONY (curved) / JEWELERS (curved) / (ornament) & (ornament) / WATCH MAKERS (curved) / NOS. 25 & 27 (curved) / CHEAPSIDE (curved) / PROVIDENCE (curved) / (leaf) R.I (leaf) (curved) / 1835 (curved), branches to left and right of inscription, the whole surrounded by beaded circle attached to milled rim
Rev: LAFAYETTE, A FRIEND TO AMERICA & FREEDOM around Lafayette, full length with a hat and walking stick, DIED MAY 20 / 1834 below, signed H on the ground to the right of the figure; rim straight milled
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins