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Illustrious Predecessor

Hard Times (1833–1844)
1837


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 34

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 29 mm, 11 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.39 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1856

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

OBV: ILLUSTRIOUS around above I FOLLOW (curved downwards) -IN THE above all galloping in dexter direction over grassy ground line, above which and below ass’s belly, STEPS; OF MY below type; PREDECESS OR around below; whole surrounded by rim milled inside. Edge plain. REV: EXECUTIVE-FINANCIERING, separated by rosette between two pellets at each end , around tortoise walking on grassy ground line, facing sinister and bearing closed chest, insrcibed SUB-TREASURY, 1837-FISCAL AGENT(curved upwards) below; whole surrounded by rim milled inside. Edge plain.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins