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H. D. Gerdts, New York

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

CWT 630AD (variety)

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 20 mm, 3.45 gm (13/16 in., 0.12 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1707

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: H. D. GERDTS (curved) / BROKER (curved) / (ornament) & (ornament) / COIN DEALER (curved) / (ornament) 240 (ornament) / GREENWICH ST. N.Y. (curved), the whole surrounded by a beaded rim
Rev: MONEY MAKES THE MARE GO around man in three-cornered hat walking left towards a bucket, over his shoulder is a ripped sack with coins spilling out of it, GO IT BUTTONS on a balloon from his mouth, 1863 at bottom; whole surrounded by serrated circle attached to broad low rim (reverse die #1243)
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins