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James G. Moffet, New York

Hard Times (1833–1844)
about 1837
Struck by James G. Moffet (American, active 1832–1837)

Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 297


Diameter and weight: 29 mm, 11.7 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.41 oz.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View




Tokens and contorniates

Obv: JAMES. G. MOFFET / BRASS FOUNDER NEW YORK around an eagle with a shield on its breast and grasping an olive branch and arrows in its talons, H PIUBIBUS UNUM on ribbon above (the S and the N are backwards), 121 PRINCE ST. below
Rev: SHEET & PLATERS BRASS / BRASS COUNTER RAILING * around GOLD * SILVER (curved) / & / GERMAN SILVER (curved) / (rosette) / ROLLED (curved) / (rosette) TO ORDER (rosette), the whole surrounded by a beaded circle
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins