Requires Photography

Jacob Seeger, Baltimore

U.S. Merchant (1845–1860)
about 1851
Struck by Jacob Seeger (1809–1883), Or F. X. Koehler

Object Place: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Miller Md 151


Diameter and weight: 27 mm, 6.8 gm (1 1/16 in., 0.24 oz.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View




Tokens and contorniates

Obv: (ornament) / JACOB SEEGER / SILVER PLATER / (ornament) & (ornament) / MANUFACTURER / (ornament) OF (ornament) / FANCY ORNAMENTS / NO 21 GERMAN ST / BALTIMORE. / (ornament), the whole surrounded by a plain circle
Rev: Eagle atop U.S. shield encircled by rays and 26 stars, PLURIBUS UNUM on a banner below the shield, there are numerous die cracks throughout the field and a large die flaw below the banner to the left, the whole is encircled by a plain rim
Edge: milled

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green