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H M & E I Richards (Lafayette), Attleboro

Hard Times (1833–1844)
1834
Die cutter Edward Hulseman (American, active 1833–1841)


Object Place: Attleboro, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 150

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28.5 mm, 10.5 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.37 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1639

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: H M & E I RICHARDS (curved) / MANUFACTURERS (curved) / (ornament) OF (ornament) / JEWELERY(curved) / NEAR THE (curved) / UNION HOUSE (curved) / ATTLEBORO (curved) / MASS. (curved) / (ornament) branches on either side; rim straight milled
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