Requires Photography

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 511

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 22 mm, 4.8 gm (7/8 in., 0.17 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1729

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: E. LYON. / 121 BROADWAY NEW-YORK around a male portrait bust facing right, the whole enclosed by a beaded rim
Rev: MAGNETIC POWDER & PILLS / · FOR INSECTS & RATS ·, around a seated figure of Liberty with a wreath, cap and pole, and surrounded by various symbols of industry (a simplified version of the American Institute medal), the whole surrounded by a beaded rim
Edge: milled

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins