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E. Lyon, New York

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860)
1850s
Struck by Scovill Mfg. Co. (operated in Waterbury, 1820–1905)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Miller NY 508; Wright 636

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 10.3 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.36 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1731

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: Coronet Liberty bust facing left with E. LYON on her crown, six stars above and 421 BROADWAY. NEW. YORK. below, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim
Rev: MAGNETIC POWDER & PILLS FOR INSECTS & RATS ·, around a perched eagle with a shield on its chest and an olive branch and arrows in its talons, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim
Edge: milled

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins